June 22, 2006
African American Studies Center
New from the Oxford University Press, Berkeley Public Library now subscribes to the African American Resource Center. This online resource includes:
* Over 7500 articles from Oxford's authoritative reference program--with primary source documents, images, maps, chart and tables, and much more!
* Primary Source Documents, with specially written commentaries, take you through the personal and public histories of African Americans.
* Maps illustrate over 90 country and territory articles, with thematic maps highlighting major events from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement.
* Timelines guide you through the history of African Americans in sports, the military, and more, including women's history and Africa and the Diaspora.
* Charts and tables provide information on everything from demographics to government and politics to business and labor to education and the arts.