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American Studies

This guide provides general resources for starting research in American Studies.

About this Guide

Three adults and a child in the foreground; a building in the background with a sign reading "Indian land."In this guide, you'll find resources to help you with your research in American Studies:

As American Studies is a deeply interdisciplinary field, I recommend referencing research guides in other subject areas depending on your methodological approaches and disciplinary lenses. See also Columbia Library's American History and American Studies guide. For guides relating to a specific class, see the library website.


Image: Four people sitting around campfire on Alcatraz Island during Native American Indian occupation, 1969; Los Angeles Times Photograph Collection; UCLA digital collections.

General Reference Resources for American Studies