Reviews and Awards
"...authoritative...very useful for students, teachers, and librarians."
American Reference Books Annual
"...easy to navigate and authoritative. Highly recommended."
"...pulls together a variety of material and packages it into one attractive resource."
"This online encyclopedia ambitiously aims to explore all aspects of the African American experience, from the past to the present...with impressive results. Even obscure topics ignored by other resources are covered here...makes some insightful connections...an excellent resource for school and public libraries and is highly recommended for them."
The Book Report
"...a thorough subject encyclopedia in coverage...the synergy of all the various components...provides students and researchers with a rich web of information."
Electronic Resources Review
"...a detailed overview...contains a vast amount of information...effective for research in a social studies class."
"...the Facts On File databases...have a clear, intuitive, easy-to-use and understand interface...the Facts On File databases, with their reference book resources, their collection of maps and images, and the number of videos included, is a great value for its subscription price. I like the special resources, like posters, tent cards and web page icons...I also appreciate how easy it was to download MARC records for my library's OPAC program."Paul Zaccagnino, Salesian High School, New Rochell
"...highly recommended for small and medium-sized public, academic, and school libraries...easy to use...extremely student-friendly."
"...very useful for students, teachers, and librarians."American Reference Books Annual
"This is a very thorough online subject encyclopedia…The breadth and coverage make this a definite recommendation for those interested in Black Studies."
"...browseable and attractive...very useful...a gorgeous update on an already superlative...database."
"...offers a tremendous amount of information on the African American experience over the last 500 years...Clearly organized and easy to use, this is an excellent resource for student research."