Use Omni to find the locations and call numbers of books at Queen's Library. Search by keyword or Boolean keyword when you are researching a topic of interest and then use the Subject Headings assigned to the relevant books you locate to locate additional sources.
Useful subject headings include:
African Americans - Intellectual life
African Americans - Social conditions
Blacks - Canada - Social conditions
Blacks - Canada - History
There are also thousands of electronic texts available in our Primary Source collections, such as:
Black Thought and Culture contains the full text of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writing by leading figures in African American life and culture.
The collection begins with the works of Frederick Douglass and includes the works of W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Alain Locke, Mary McLeod Bethune, Booker T. Washington, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Ralph Bunche, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Angela Davis, Houston Baker, Jesse Jackson, Ida B. Wells, Bobby Seale, and many others.