This guide is designed for students interested in the Research of peoples of Africa and African descent in undergraduate and graduate courses taught at Lamar University.
Students will find information on:
how to locate books in the library and via our e-books collections
how to find scholarly journal articles via the subscription databases
reference sources available in the library and on the world wide web
who to contact if they need assistance on their research projects.
narrow your topic is, use different searches for better results. Choose the different searches from the pull-down list beside the search box.
The subject searches focus on subject headings. Keyword matches terms against titles, authors, subjects, table of contents, and other information. Keyword is looser than the subject searches but it will work for terms not found in the subject headings.
You can also use operators with the keyword search.
If a book has online in the call number and electronic resource noted in the title, it is an e-book. Each e-book has a URL link near the right side of the screen. That link will take you to the e-book.
E-books are duplications of printed books, so the content is consistent page-by-page with the print edition.