Watch the videos below on how to search for information in Credo and Gale online encyclopedias and click on the images to be taken to the site:
Below are possible topics that can be used to search for information.
This is a small sample of influential scholars in the field of African American Studies. For a more extensive list of scholars in the field, check out the PDF file linked below.
Images link to a website about the scholar:
Abdul Alkalimat: Activist, Professor of Library Science at the University of Illinois-Urbana, moderator fo the largest Africana studies discussion list. *Be sure to check out his information on his website as well.
Eliza Valeria Atkins Gleason: The first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1940.
John Hope Franklin: Historian, reshaped the discipline through his prolific research.
Information about these scholars originated from the AFAS: African American Studies Librarian Section: the Association of College and Research Librarians, the American Library Association, 1981-2011, ALA New Orleans.