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African History Methods: Welcome

Background information on general search techniques to locate materials for students in Hist 567
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Class Goal

This class will help you locate resources important to the study of African history including:

  • Books
  • Articles
  • Dissertations/conference papers
  • Primary Resources--newspapers, government reports, missionary/explorer accounts
  • Audiovisuals
  • Electronic
  • Statistics/Mapping
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Map of Africa 1648

Class Goals

At the end of class you will be introduced to research methods that will

  • Help you use Emory's library tools
  • Find books at Emory and elsewhere
  • Find articles
  • Find primary sources such as manuscripts, archives,newspapers & government documents
  • Find dissertations & think about your own
  • Consider statistics and mapping (GIS)
  • Find help for writing/citing
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