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Gould Library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.

Africana Studies

Research and Reference Materials for African and African American Studies

Catalyst Searches for Indexes

These links are to Catalyst searches that have already been done for you to help you in your search for Index resources.


Indexes are books or collections of books that list every work about a subject in that year. Use indexes to get started on your research, gather keywords and subjects for your searching, and to begin building a bibliography.  Throughout your research, return to these works to clarify facts, concepts, or gather additional information as your research develops.