Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
CBBcat Library Catalog (Books, Ebooks, Videos, etc.)
Search the CBB Collections:
Subject Headings Used in the Catalog
African American - Used as an adjective to describe a portion of a group of people or things. e.g. African American actors, African American college students.
African Americans - Used as subject for works about U.S. citizens of African descent. e.g. African Americans - Civil Rights, African Americans - Religion, African Americans - Biography
African Americans In - Used to mean "as portrayed in", or in a profession. e.g. African Americans in motion pictures or African Americans in the motion picture industry.
Blacks - Used for works about Blacks as an element in the population of a country. It usually has a geographic subdivision. e.g. Blacks Great Britain Social Conditions or Jamaica Blacks Fiction.
Race - is used in the sociological or ethnographic sense. It has narrower "see also" references for Black Race, Caucasian Race, Race Relations, etc.
Slavery - A term which often has geographic subdivisions and narrower "see also" references. e.g. Slave Trade, Slave holders, Slavery United States.
Colby College Logo
Colby College on Facebook
Colby College on YouTube
Colby College on Vimeo