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Reference: Bibliographies, Encyclopedias, & Handbooks


  • Africa-Wide Information. (Ipswich, MA: EBSCO ; Baltimore, MD: NISC, 1997-)

  • African Women Bibliographic Database. (AfricaBib.Org, Davis Bullwinkle, U. of Arkansas, Little Rock; African Studies Centre, Leiden University, The Netherlands)

  • Black Studies Center. (Cambridge, MA: ProQuest Information & Learning)
    --Includes essays and historic journals & newspapers.

  • Book review digest plus: 1982 to present. (H.W. Wilson Co.; via FirstSearch)
    --See also: Book review digest retro: 1905-1982

  • (Liege, France: Cairn, 2006-)
    --Index to French language journals and e-books, with full text links.

  • HAPI online: Hispanic American Periodicals Index. (Los Angeles, Calif.: UCLA Latin American Center)

  • Humanities full text. (New York: H.W. Wilson, 1995-)

  • International Bibliography of Book Reviews. (K.G. Saur Verlag, Thomson Corporation, 1985--)

  • LITAF: Littérature africaine francophone. (France: Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV)

  • MLA Bibliography. (Online). (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1963-)

  • Pascal-Francis Archive: Online Index, 1972-2015. Monthly. (Paris : CNRS, 1972-2015).
    Interdisciplinary index, with emphasis on Western European publications.

  • Proquest Black Studies ([Ann Arbor, MI] : ProQuest)
    Interdisciplinary index, with links to full text; "designed for teaching and researching the history and lives of Black history and culture in the U.S."

  • Citation Management

  • The Chicago manual of style. 17th ed. E-book. (Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2017])

  • Columbia University: Citation Management Software (EndNote, Mendeley & Zotero)

  • Hacker, Diana. The Bedford handbook. 5th ed. Boston : Bedford Books, c1998.
    --See also: 6th ed.
    Worldcat record

  • How to Cite Internet Resources
    (Columbia University Libraries--African Studies)

  • MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 8th edition. New York : The Modern Language Association of America, [2016]

  • Walker, Janice R. and Todd Taylor. Columbia Guide to Online Style. (2006) E-book.
    New York: Columbia University Press.
    Worldcat record (1998 ed.)
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