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Special Collections: Welcome

Your guide to the resources that are housed in our Special Collections Department at the Levi Watkins Learning Center.

What is in Special Collections?


The Special Collections area of the Levi Watkins Learning Center is located on the 1st floor and offers an array of resources solely related to African American history and culture.

This special nook is the perfect place to find research materials, literary fiction, academic journals, newspapers and the latest issues of your favorite magazine.













African American Review

The Black Scholar

Callaloo Journal

Chicago Defender Newspaper

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Essence magazine

Microfiche/film Reader

New York Amsterdam News

Oprah magazine  




Monday           8 am - 8:30 pm

Tuesday          8 am - 8:30 pm

Wednesday    8 am - 8:30 pm

Thursday        8 am - 8:30 pm

Friday              8 am - 5 pm

Saturday              closed

Sunday           closed







  E.D. Nixon Museum

  Civil Rights Interactive Room

  Theses and Dissertations


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