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American Studies: General Library Resources

A resource guide for students in American Studies courses.

Welcome to the American Studies Resource Guide


Black History Month 2010 Poster

Reference Titles in Library

Article Databases

Google Scholar

What's Google Scholar?

Google Scholar is a subset of Google that is designed to search for academic and scholarly articles and books online.

Why use Google Scholar?

 1. It's free.

 2. It uses a simple, familiar interface that works much like regular Google.

 3. It finds scholarly books, articles, and conference papers from a wide range of disciplines.

 4. When in the College IP range, Google Scholar will to link to books and articles available through Marlboro College


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Guide Creator

Many thanks to Jess Weitz, Rice-Aron library intern, Spring 2010, for creating this guide.

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