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African American Literature   Tags: african_american, african_american_studies, black_studies, english, literature  

An introduction to Library research resources and tools for studying African American literatures.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Literatures and Languages Library Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters:

M-Th: 9am-7pm
F: 9am-5pm
Sa-Su: 1-5pm

Holiday Breaks and Summer:

M-F: 9am-5pm
Sa-Su: Closed

For up-to-date information on UIUC Library hours, please visit the University Library website.



Zora Neale HurstonWelcome!  This guide is intended to introduce students to the University Library's resources for studying and researching African American literature, how to use the Library's research resources for African-American literature and related areas of study, and general research methods for literary studies. 

To navigate this guide, please use the guide's navigation index or just click on one of the tabs at the top of the guide. If you need additional help with your research or have any questions and comments, please contact English and Digital Humanities Librarian Harriett Green.


Please, Ask a Librarian!

If you need assistance with library resources and your research, don't hesitate to  contact Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian by e-mail at green19 [at], by phone at 217-333-4942, or visit her office in 200 South Library.  For more information on the resources and help available at the Literatures and Languages Library, visit our website.



This guide was created by Brian Flota, graduate assistant.

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Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian
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200 South Main Library, MC-522
1408 W. Gregory Drive
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