These general reference sources are a good place to do background reading or begin your research. For a complete list of databases, see the Digital Resources List.
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The Civil Rights Topic Page gives an overview and includes a selection of key reference titles (e.g. Encyclopedia of American Studies and Africa & the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History).
A Mind Map of the subject offers a visual map of some of the areas covered by the different sources.
A digital reference source is an electronic version of a source available online through a library's website that is interacitve and searchable. Often the print version is also available in the reference collection.