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African American Studies: Articles

New AFAM Serials @ NULibrary

Serials are journals, periodicals, newspapers, annuals, etc., that appear in regular installments. ISSN=International Standard Serial Number, identifies a serial publication.

Bibliographies, Directories & Lists

Key Resources

Biggest and/or Best Indexes to Articles

New Resource


Digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources, with a "moving wall" meaning the latest 3-5 years are NOT included. 


Research Tools on JSTOR

Google Scholar

Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. [Google Scholar Settings Library links to Northwestern University - Find it @ NU (you can choose up to five libraries)]:

Semantic Scholar

Semantic Scholar

Artificial intelligence based scholarly search engine for publications in computer science, neurology and medicine.

Open Access Collections

Open Access Online Serials


Kathleen E. Bethel, African American Studies Librarian & Liaison for Caribbean Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies:  kbethel@northwestern.eduFaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter @AALibnNU