Kathryn A. Martin Library

Database of African-American Poetry

Subject: Includes the full text of poems of well known African-American poets such as Paul Laurence Dunbar and Phyllis Wheatley, and the verse of many lesser-known poets whose works may only be found in anthologies or private libraries. 
Type: Full-text database 
Materials Covered: The general policy for the database has been to use first editions whenever possible; later editions were selected if they were more inclusive. The bibliographic source for the Database of African-American Poetry is "AfroAmerican Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975, by W. P. French et al 
Dates of Coverage:  1760 - 1900 
Special Features: Multiple collections search option 
Periodicals Indexed
or Full-Text:
Simultaneous Users:  N/A 
Online Help:  The main screen of the database provides searching tips and instructions. 
Link: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/lurl/LibGo.php?TiPrimaryID=68 
Vendor: University of Michigan - UM Digital Library Production Service 
License Info:  
Use Restrictions: Available to ALL users in the library; Off campus access is limited to UMD students, staff, and faculty 
Printing: Use the browser's print option 
Search Assistance:  For searching assistance contact the Research & Information Desk at 218-726-8100 or email Thomas Ambrosi 
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