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DEC400 Impact: Famous Black Americans

Welcome to the library's guide to DEC400 Impact - Famous Black Americans. This guide contains information pertaining to a seated course offered on the Tiffin University campus. If you are an online student, or you are looking specifically for search strategies rather than resources, please use the DEC400: Impact & e-Portfolio page for guidance. 

Should you have any questions along the way, please don't hesitate to email us at library@tiffin.edu


Each box on this page represents resources we have to support the topics discussed in DEC400 Impact - Famous Black Americans. Here you can find library resources to support your research and discussions pertaining to African American leaders in the fields of science, mathematics, entertainment, Civil Rights, and much more!

You may scroll through the guide, or you may use these links as a shortcut to move straight to the content that you need:


Recommended General Reading

The following list of titles includes resources that may be available in the campus library or electronically. These books broadly cover multiple topics discussed in the course rather than focusing on a specific field or area of interest.

The Arts

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area:

Business

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area:

Civil Rights

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area:

Humanities/Scholars

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area:

The Law

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area:

Science and Mathematics

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area:

Sports

Research Starters

Research Starters can be a great starting point for learning more about a topic. Though these are not scholarly sources, they can provide you with valuable background information and recommended search terms to help you find quality materials in the library and via the web.

We recommend these Research Starters:

If your topic is not listed above, try a keyword search in DragonQuest for a specific name. Research Starters are typically the first item in your list of search results. 


Recommended Reading

We recommend the following titles from our eBook collection:


You can check these books out from the campus library collection:


You can find more books, both online and in-print, by searching our catalog:


Resources on the Web

We recommend the following websites to further your research. Some sites may also offer virtual events or provide information on events in your area: