As American Studies is a deeply interdisciplinary field, I recommend referencing research guides in other subject areas depending on your methodological approaches and disciplinary lenses. See also Columbia Library's American History and American Studies guide. For guides relating to a specific class, see the library website.
For further research support and questions, you can book appointment with me on my calendar page: https://marthalibrary.youcanbook.me/
Image: Four people sitting around campfire on Alcatraz Island during Native American Indian occupation, 1969; Los Angeles Times Photograph Collection; UCLA digital collections.