IB Research Guide


Academic Magazines Find scholarly journal articles in full text using your library card (PIN is usually the last four digits of your phone number).

 Sarah Lawrence Library guide
Use this guide for Historical Investigation and Extended Essay research. Includes Finding Materials: Database and Reference,  Research and topic design, plus information on evaluating sources, print reference, etc. 

Search tips for databases
Use these tips for better search results in library databases. Includes Boolean operators, keywords v. subjects, truncation, etc.



Partial listing of titles in the Riverfront Library’s African American Collection. Call numbers begin with “HS,” and items can be found in the Reference area on the 3rd floor of the Riverfront Library. 

Creating the American South, 1790 – 1860. Uses maps and census data to illustrate the evolution of southern history from the founding of the nation to the present day by focusing on the settling, unsettling, and resettling of the South. One of a three-part series developed in collaboration with the Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond, based on Southern Journey, a companion digital humanities project created by the authors of Southern Journey: The Migrations of the American South, 1790–2020. 

People not Property is an interactive documentary about the history of Northern colonial enslavement produced by Historic Hudson Valley.

Black Freedom Struggle in the US: freely available open source documents, including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom

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