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Black Studies Resources


Search the contents of specialized subject encyclopedias and reference books:

If you need to find definitions and/or background and overview information on a topic, reference books (such as specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries) can be helpful.  The library offers the following two multidisciplinary reference databases that allow you to search the content of hundreds of online reference books simultaneously:


Search for books in other San Diego area libraries:

If the books you need are not available at an SDCCD campus, try searching the San Diego CIRCUIT Catalog .

The CIRCUIT interface allows you to search for and request books from the collections of SDSU, UCSD, USD, CSUSM, San Diego Public Library system, and San Diego County Library system libraries.  Connect to the San Diego CIRCUIT website to learn more about how to use this free interlibrary borrowing service that is available to anyone with a public library card.

San Diego Circuit Consortium Catalog