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African American Literature Research Guide

Find books using WorldCat Discovery

Works of literature and the scholarship surrounding those works can be found using SU Libraries' search tool, called WorldCat Discovery. A search box is embedded below.This search tool can help you find books in our print collections, most of which are in our Stacks shelving on the 3rd floor. It can also help you to find ebooks, which you can use from anywhere in the world. 

WorldCat Discovery can be searched in a few different ways: 

  • Using keywords. Example: historical black literature America
  • By author. Example: Richard Wright
  • By title. Example: Native Son
  • By Subject. Example: Harlem Renaissance

An advanced search allows you to to search using a combination of these options.

Be sure to checkmark BOOKS under FORMAT on the left side of your screen.