Selected Resources for: Harlem Renaissance

Subject Librarian:

Malaika Grant

grant044@tc.umn.edu

This subject covers: Resources for John Wright's Harlem Renaissance course for teachers.


Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Art Full Text, produced by The HW Wilson Company, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. There is full-text coverage for selected periodicals. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full-text coverage begins in 1997.

AHCI covers all disciplines in the arts and humanities. THe database indexes articles, book reviews, performance reviews, fiction, poetry, editorials, letters, etc. from over 1,100 arts and humanities journals published worldwide in all languages.
Each bibliographic citation includes a list of references cited in the source article, which are linked to other articles that cite them.

Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from scholarly journals and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean--and full-text coverage of core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary--spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline.

The MLA International Bibliography is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926.

Bibliographic citations from more than 690 international music periodicals covering a broad range of subjects, including music history, forms and types of music, musical instruments from ancient to modern, and electro-acoustic and computer-produced music. Book reviews, reviews of music recordings, tapes, and performances, first performances, and obituaries are also indexed.


General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for thousands of scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications.


Indexes, Other

A comprehensive index to more than 12 million biographical sketches in more than 3,400 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering over 4 million contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.


Catalogs and Bibliographies

Catalogs

Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.


General Reference Sources

Biographical Sources

A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields. Provides complete biographical and bibliographical references for more than 100,000 authors in the U.S. and around the world.


Encyclopedias

Contains many links to Web sites on Harlem Renaissance recommended by the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History

Microsoft Encarta africana

Multimedia CD-ROM encyclopedia of Black history and culture.


Internet Resources

Gateways & Megasites

Link to valuable web sites in all areas of humanities.


Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

A Hypermedia Edition of the March 1925 Survey Graphic Harlem Number produced by the University of Virginia's Electronic Text Center.

KTCA Web site that supports KTCA documentary of the same name.


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).


University of Minnesota

Related U of M Web Sites

Web site for the collection which contains African American literature, biography, social science, art, notes, manuscripts, and inscriptions available to students, scholars and public at the University of Minnesota's Special Collections Department of the Elmer L. Andersen Library, on the West Bank Minneapolis campus.


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