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Africana Studies Subject Guide — Databases & Journals

Interdisciplinary guide for Africana/African American Studies

Databases & Journals

Since Africana Studies is a rich, multi-dimensional field of study, there are many journals and databases available at UConn Library relating to African American and Diasporic experiences, cultures, and histories. Below are lists of Africana Studies databases and core journals where you can access full-text, online resources from on or off campus!  

To access databases & journals, log in with your UConn Net ID and password

For questions or assistance with databases & journals, contact the Africana Studies librarian, Stephanie Birch, at

Africana Studies Databases

Search Africana Studies and multi-disciplinary databases to access primary and secondary sources online! Hover over the database titles below to see detailed descriptions of the scope and content of each database. Note: There are many other databases not listed here, which are multidisciplinary in nature, and contain resources for many fields, including Black and Africana Studies. These include Jstor, Academic Search Premier, PsycInfo, and more. 

Core Africana Studies Journals

Looking for scholarly, peer-reviewed articles? Here are some librarian-recommended Africana Studies journals where you can start your search. To access full-text articles, log in using your Net ID and password. Note: some articles may not be accessible online and may be available in print format and/or can be requested through interlibrary loan.