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What if PLU doesn’t own the book/article you want?
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that allows current PLU students, faculty & staff to receive books from other libraries. Some things to keep in mind when using ILL:
Plan ahead! Articles usually arrive in your email in 2-5 days--books can take 5-10 days
Books can be picked up on the ILL shelf on the 1st floor. Just take them to the Circulation desk for check out.
The can be found either, Interlibrary Loan link
within the catalog or database
in the navigation bar at the top of the library website
Never used it? Click on First Time Users link
Finding African American History Articles
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Search scholarly journals, professional and trade association journals, general and specialty interest magazines, and newspapers
Ethnic NewsWatch: A History (ENW) This link opens in a new window
Publications from Asian-American, Jewish, African-American, Native-American, Arab-American, Eastern-European, and multi-ethnic communities, from 1959 through 1989.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Archive of scholarly research and book reviews back to the 19th century