- Africa Bibliography
An authoritative guide to works in African studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since 1984. This the online consolidated version brings together every record collected since the bibliography's foundation, producing a rich and interactive resource for all scholars interested in the study of Africa.
- Africa Confidential
Africa Confidential news digest (access through 2006 only).
- African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review
2011 (Vol. 1) -
ACPR is a joint publication of the Africa Peace and Conflict Network, the West African Research Association, and Indiana University Press. E-ISSN: 21567263
- African eJournals Project
The African e-Journals Project makes journals published in Africa and about Africa more available to scholars worldwide.
- African Journal Archive
A [South African based] retrospective digitisation project of full-text journal articles published in Africa, in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, providing access to a multi-disciplinary, multi-country digital archive of Africa’s research and cultural heritage contained in its journal literature.
- African Journals Online
AJOL is a database of journals published in Africa, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of AJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey.
- African language materials archive
The African Language Materials Archive, or ALMA, is a multi-partner project focusing on the promotion and documentation of literature and literacy in the languages of Africa. It further serves to assist African language authors and publishers in publicizing and distributing their work.
- African Newspaper Collection
African Newspapers from the World Newspaper Archive in partnership with Readex and the Center for Research Libraries (most issues from before 1923). More than 40 nineteenth- and twentieth-century African newspapers. Featuring titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
- African Studies Abstracts (ASA Online, Leiden)
Quarterly index of journal articles and edited works on Africa in the social sciences and humanities available in the African Studies Centre library (Leiden). Incorporates the US Library of Congress Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature (1991-2011).
- African Studies Quarterly
Edited and produced at UF's Center for African Studies, this peer-reviewed, online only journal has pioneered the open access approach in African Studies since 1997.
- Africana Conference Paper Index
The Africana Conference Paper Index is an index to the individual papers -- in western European languages -- of the conference proceedings held by Northwestern's Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies. The file is updated daily.
Includes African heritage sites and the Southern African liberation struggle archives.
AnthroSource is the premier online portal serving the needs of educators, students, researchers, and practitioners. An online service of AAA, AnthroSource offers access to more than 100 years of anthropological knowledge.
- Arabic Sources
Richard Saltzburg's guide to Arabic resources available for UF users.
- ASA News online
Newsletter of the African Studies Association.
Journal of the British Institute in Eastern Africa.
- Black Studies Center
Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and much more. It combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), historical black newspapers, and the Black Literature Index.
- CAMP collection highlights guide
This page describes selected highlights of the Cooperative Africana Materials Project collection at the Center for Research Libraries. It does not represent the complete holdings of CAMP, but rather a representative description of some of the items in the collection. For access to all of CAMP's holdings, please search the CRL Catalog (see link below to http://catalog.crl.edu/search~S5/).
- Center for Research Libraries e-resources search
Over 1,500 African-related monographs are available to CRL member institutions.
- Critical African Studies
Critical African Studies seeks to return Africanist scholarship to the heart of theoretical innovation within each of its constituent disciplines. We invite directional papers that provoke critical debate, and take a fresh approach to key and emergent social, political and economic issues affecting Africa. In particular, we encourage pieces of critical inquiry that question or subvert long-held or widely-assumed truths, especially concerning disciplinary boundaries.
With more than 2.7 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week. See "Finding Dissertations" tab for a broader guide to finding obscure and international dissertation.
- Doing Business in Africa
A wealth of resources on African economies, industrial sectors, resources, infrastructure, and other information relating to African markets and, broadly, the business environment.
- Economist Intelligence Unit at EIU.com
Includes: ViewsWire (daily updates highlight up to 250 key economic, political and market developments around the world); and Country Reports (monthly updates on nearly 200 countries). Country Profiles (annual updates on these same countries) were discontinued in 2009 but remain available for earlier years.
- eHRAF World Cultures
eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.
- Encyclopedia of African Religion
The first comprehensive work to assemble ideas, concepts, discourses, and extensive essays on African religion.
- Ethnographic Video Online
Provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior – more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. This first release includes 404 videos totaling roughly 270 hours.
- Frontline Diplomacy
The Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training.
- General History resources
Chelsea Dinsmore's general guide. Note that America: History and Life, and Historical Abstracts are the two history journal index databases likely to be of most use for African Studies.
- Government Documents for African Studies
Chelsea Dinsmore's guide includes the series "Government Publications relating to African countries prior to Independence," European historical sources covering foreign relations with the colonies and trade companies, etc.
Cross search of "internet library sub-saharan Africa" (ilissafrica) catalog (European libraries). Focus is on contemporary Africa, literature, and the social sciences.
- Images and Visual Research
Ann Lindell's guide includes tabs for Architecture, Art, Historical images, etc. ARTStor includes Christopher Roy images from Burkina Faso. The Smithsonian's own site is also a useful resource for African art history research.
- Index Islamicus
Produced by Brill Academic Publishers, Index Islamicus is an international bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. Coverage for African countries is quite good.
- JSTOR African Studies browse
An important archive of non-current journals in many fields. Current issues can most often be accessed via links in the Library Catalog. No current journal issues are included.
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
CSA Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (1973-Current).
- National Archives of the UK
The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history. We give detailed guidance to government departments and the public sector on information management and advise others about the care of historical archives.
- PAIS International
PAIS International (1972-Current). Public affairs, public and social policies, international relations.
- Periodicals Index Online
A database of millions of article citations published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years. It enables researchers to quickly locate articles relevant to their particular field of study, and reduces what could involve years of study to a matter of minutes.
- Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS)
The Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS) is a non-profit and independent NGO, based in Lisbon. IPRIS is dedicated to research on issues of International Relations, with particular interest regarding Portuguese foreign and defense policies.
- Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature (see ASA Online)
Updates ceased, but contents incorporated into the Leiden based African Studies Abstracts (ASA Online) in 2013. Covers 750 journal titles acquired and indexed by the Library of Congress from 29 African countries (published 1991-2011).
- Reference Universe
Reference Universe contains of 35 million data elements to over 45,000 specialized reference works. The elements are matched to your library's electronic or print holdings, offering you a customized view. Searching your library’s specialized subject encyclopedia collection helps refine your search; save time, and get to the book or journal you need more quickly and accurately.
Access the Working Papers and other publications from the Southern Africa Labour & Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.
- Subject Specialists & Subject Guides for UF
Find library assistance with specific subjects, contact information, library research guides, etc.
- Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies
An interdisciplinary journal of African Studies. Named after the Swahili word for comprehension, understanding or being, Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies is committed views about social issues, addressing both the general reader and the scholar.
- UNECA institutional repository
Welcome to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa institutional repository!
- Web of Science (index 1899-present)
Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.