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African Studies: Key resources

A guide to UF Libraries' research and teaching resources in African Studies. Feel free to let us know what would be useful to have included.

Access to resources listed on this Guide

This guide is intended primarily for UF authenticated users (faculty, students, and staff either on or off site with remote access) and onsite guests while in the UF Libraries. Use a GatorLink account or request guest access onsite at any Public Service desk. For non-UF users offsite, many excellent scholarly and educational resources are available as Open Access online. For example, see AFRICA FROM ANTIQUITY TO COLONIALISM to locate online open access resources for African history.

Selected reference titles

Frequently used resources

Cultural heritage and the Law: Protecting immovable heritage in English-speaking countries of sub-Saharan Africa. Ndoro, Webber, Albert Mumma, and George Abungu (eds.). 2008.  ICCROM Conservation Studies, 8. Rome: International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM).

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Journals, indexes & full-text resources

See also: Humanities Resources for African Studies (many of which aren't specific to Africa).

African Studies Librarian

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Center for African StudiesThe African Studies Collection at the University of Florida Libraries has a collaborative partnership with the UF Center for African Studies, which contributes generous funding for library materials and services through its U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant as a National Resource Center.

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