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Civil Rights | Then & Now (Dedicated Semester 2014)

Reference Shelf

These titles and others are available in the print Reference Collection in the Information Commons.

Getting Started

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.

Subscription resources are available to Fontbonne students, faculty, & staff. Guests are welcome to visit us at the library.

CREDO Reference: Civil Rights Topic Page

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CREDOReference is a general reference collection available through the library's Digital Resources.

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.


Theory and Criticism

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What is a Digital Reference Source?

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.

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