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AFRICAN 201: Introduction to African Literature (Fall 2023) : Home


Welcome to the Library Course Guide for AFRICAN 201! This guide is intended to help you find and use resources in your research assignments.

Topics covered in this guide include:

  • Finding books on your topic
  • Finding articles on your topic and locating useful databases for this course
  • Evaluating articles for relevance
  • Finding writing and citation help
  • Contacting a librarian for further help with research

UW-Madison Libraries Quick Facts


Essential information: 

  • The UW-Madison Libraries website will be the starting point for most of your literature searches, as well as providing access to our locations, services, and more. 
  • The library catalog search is where you can find books, music, and more.
  • The library database search and article search will allow you to access articles, eBooks, and more.
  • Your WisCard is your library card (for physical materials).
  • Online materials are accessed using your NetID.

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