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Africana Studies

A guide for CSUDH students taking Africana Studies courses.

Books on Africana Studies

Here are a few of the Africana Studies books in the library. To find more, scroll down to the OneSearch information below.

Selected Call Numbers for Africana Studies are:   

  • E 185    (3rd floor North)
  • PJ 8518 - PJ 9999    (4th floor North)

Some subject headings used to to find information on African populations include but are not limited to:

  • African Americans
  • African Americans Race identity
  • Haitian Americans
  • Afrocentrism
  • American literature -- African American authors

Books & eBooks

Looking for books? Use OneSearch to find books we have here in the library and online. Most of our physical books are located on the 3rd and 4th floors of Library South. Materials requested online can be picked up from our 24/7 library lockers

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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

If a book or article isn’t available through one of the library’s subscriptions, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan is a resource sharing service with libraries across the country that provides research materials at no cost to you. If you're requesting an article or book chapter, you'll receive a copy as a PDF. 

First, check to see if it's available in OneSearch or another library database. Look for the Find It @ CSUDH Lib button. 

Find it @ CSUDH Lib button.

If there is full text or physical copy available, use the link to request it through Interlibrary Loan, or sign in to your Interlibrary Loan account to submit a fill out a request form. 

Link in OneSearch with text, "Request from InterLibrary Loan" and new window icon.
You can also borrow books from other CSU campuses and have them delivered to the CSUDH Library. Look for the Request through CSU+ option in OneSearch