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African American Student Success Toolbox: Research Support Tools

Umoja-UBAKA - Phillippa Caldeira & Margaret Traylor

Library Research Resources

  • Books that can be checked out are on Laney Library's 2nd entry level floor. Search for books in the library catalog.
  • Reference books are on the 2nd floor as well. These books are located directly behind the Reference Desk in the Reference Area.
  • Search for journal articles in library databases.

Library Databases & Online Resources

Library Catalog

Search for Books and eBooks

The Laney College Library has many books and eBooks to help you find the information you need to complete your research project. If you need help during your research process, please see a librarian at the information desk. 

Use the search box below to search the library's print & electronic book collection.

Recommended Biographies & Other Nonfiction Books

Selected African American Websites

Laney College Library || 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607 || Phone: (510) 464-3497 || Fax: (510) 464-3264