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Africana Studies (African American and African Studies): Background Info

A guide to library research techniques and information resources in Africana Studies.

Reference Materials

Does Auraria Library own the book?

Though Auraria Library has access to thousands of online and print materials, no library has everything. However, it's likely you can get access to an item through other sources!

Call Numbers

Call numbers can help you browse library bookshelves to find information about a topic. The call number refers to a subject. Most of the library's materials in the areas of African and African-American Studies are assigned the following call numbers. 

  • DT1 - DT3415   History of Africa
  • E185   History, Customs, Civil Rights, and Social and Economic Conditions of African-Americans
  • JQ1870 - JQ3981   Political Institutions and Public Administration in Africa
  • JS7525 - JS7819.9   Local Government and Municipal Government in Africa
  • JV8790 - JV9024.5   African Emigration and Immigration, and African International Migration
  • LC2701 - LC2853   African-American Education
  • LG401 - LG681   African Educational Institutions
  • PL8000 - PL8844   African Languages and Literature
  • PN1992 - PN2286   African-Americans in Film, Television and Theatre