*''Wiki'' Principles of Research [[Principles of Family History Research|wiki.familysearch.org/en/Principles_of_Family_History_Research]] Excellent all-around beginners guidebook.
*''Wiki'' Quick Guide [[Quick Guide to African American Records|wiki.familysearch.org/en/Quick_Guide_to_African_American_Records]] This African American research guide describes how to begin your search, searching recent records, transition records out of slavery, slave records, and most useful records to search.
?availability=Family%20History%20Library Woodtor, Dee. ''Finding a Place Called Home: an African-American Guide to Genealogy and Historical Identity''. New York: Random House, 1999. Advanced guidebook.] FHL 973 F2wd US & Canada Reference 2nd Floor
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