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UST 202: Cleveland: The African-American Experience


Welcome to your Research Guide for UST 202: Cleveland: The African-American Experience!

This guide contains links to useful resources, including books, eBooks, and databases where you can find research articles published in scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. It also provides tips on citing sources in APA style and on using Google Scholar more effectively.

Use the navigation tabs on the left to get started.

Please contact me if you have any questions or if you need research assistance.

Good luck!

Diane Kolosionek

Local History Resources

The Michael Schwartz Library's Special Collections Department on the 3rd floor contains materials regarding the history of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The collection includes clippings and photographs from the Cleveland Press newspaper, which ceased publication in 1982.

Cleveland Memory is a freely searchable online collection of digital photos, eBooks, oral histories, videos, and other local history resources, built by CSU's Michael Schwartz Library in collaboration with a host of community partners around Northeast Ohio.

Explore Cleveland Memory's pathfinder on Black Trailblazers, Leaders, Activists, and Intellectuals in Cleveland.

View the History of Cleveland & NEO Research Guide prepared by CSU's now retired Special Collections Librarian, Bill Barrow.

Visit and explore the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Review the entries under the Category of African American History to learn more.

Personal Librarian

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Diane Kolosionek
Diane Kolosionek
Head, Research & Liaison Services

Michael Schwartz Library, RT 110C
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Cleveland, Ohio 44115
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