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FYSP 110: Black Women & Liberation: Books & eBooks


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Search approximately 300 million books, scholarly articles, newspaper articles, data, digital audio, digital video, digital images, government documents and more. It draws from the library catalog (OBIS), many of the full text and article indexing databases, as well as digital repositories from colleges, universities, research centers, and other open-access archives on the web. 


Search OBIS

Find books, e-books, videos, scores, and recordings at Oberlin by title, author, subject, keyword, or other options. 


Can't find a book at Oberlin? Find and request materials held at 120 OhioLINK libraries. Requested items are delivered to the circulation desk on the first floor of Mudd Center, typically within 3-5 business days. The OhioLINK catalog describes over 46 million items, including books, periodicals, maps, music scores and audiovisual materials.

InterLibrary Loan

Can't find what you need?  For books, try OhioLINK. For books not available through OhioLINK and for other types of materials, use Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  ILL lets you borrow materials from non-OhioLINK libraries, including print books, scanned journal articles, musical scores, videos, theses/dissertations, and more. 

Print sources

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

SOME Library of Congress Subject Heading possibilities:

African American Women

Women in public life

African American Women -- Biography

Women in public life -- Africa

African American Women -- Political Activity

Women in public life -- South Africa

African American Women -- Politics and government

Women -- Political Activity

Women, Black

Women -- Political Activity -- United States

Women, Black -- Africa

Women -- Political Activity -- Africa

Women, Black -- America


Other LCSH subdivisions to look out for:

-- History 

-- History and criticism
-- Bibliography -- Sources
-- Criticism and interpretation -- Influence
--  Archival resources -- Biography
-- Diaries

-- Memoirs

-- Personal narratives -- Speeches