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American Studies Resources

American Memory Project
American Memory is a multimedia website of digitized historical documents, photographs, sound recordings, moving pictures, books, pamphlets, maps, and other resources from the Library of Congress's vast holdings. A historic initiative in its own right, American Memory currently makes available more  than 100 collections and more than 9 million individual items to users in the US and throughout the world.

Cultural Map
Cultural Maps is dedicated to the graphical presentation of non-graphical information - whatever it turns out to mean. At present, it has something to do with maps in the ordinary and normal sense of the term; the immediate goal is to build a digital American Historical Atlas.

Electronic Archives for Teaching the American Literatures
The Electronic Archives contain essays, syllabi, bibliographies, and other resources for teaching the multiple literatures of the United States. The Archives are designed as a complementary resource to the electronic discussion list, T-AMLIT. The Electronic Archives are created and maintained by the Center for Electronic Projects in American Culture Studies (CEPACS) at Georgetown University's American Studies Program.

H-Amstdy: American Studies
H-Amstdy provides a forum for research and teaching in the field of American Studies, and for interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary perspectives on culture.

Internet Resources for African American Studies
Portal features links to organizations, periodicals and news provided by the American University of Delaware Library.

Latin American Studies at Tulane University
Tulane's Stone Center for Latin American Studies is one of the world's premier programs for the study of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Literary Resources - American
This set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the the Internet dealing especially with American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics.

Organization of American Historians
The Organization of American Historians is the largest learned society devoted to the study of American history. Since its founding in 1907 as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, the OAH has promoted the study and teaching of the American past through its many activities.

Project MUSE - Journal of Asian American Studies
The official publication of the Association for Asian American Studies, the Journal of Asian American Studies (JAAS) explores all aspects of Asian American experiences. The Journal publishes original works of scholarly interest to the field, including new theoretical developments, research results, methodological innovations, public policy concerns, pedagogical issues, and book, media, and exhibition reviews.

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA
The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, founded in 1969 as the Center for African American Studies (CAAS), is the result of the struggle by black students at UCLA to have their history and culture recognized and studied.

Resources for Latin American Studies
A collection of long-standing strength, the geographic focus throughout the disciplines in this interdisciplinary field has been on Brazil and Colombia, with a secondary emphasis on Mexico and Venezuela. The collection is particularly strong in nineteenth- century Colombian and Brazilian history and mesoamerican anthropology and archaeology. A recent area of development is in the field of Chilean history. The library has a special strength in eighteenth and nineteenth-century travel accounts of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Study of the United States Branch
The Study of the U.S. Branch seeks to promote a better understanding of the people, institutions, and culture of the United States among foreign students, teachers and scholars whose professional focus is American society and culture, past and present.