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African Studies

Information about African Studies specific online resources that are Open Access so available to all researchers in developing and emerging countries.


AfricaBib is a collection of Africana social science titles, presented in one easily accessible location on the internet. It is the culmination of over forty years of Africana research. 


The site consists of two bibliographic databases and three bibliographies:


Africana Periodical Literature: Journal articles from journals covering or orginating from Africa. All subjects. Includes links to full text. 170,000 records​


African Women: Database on women in Africa. Includes links to full text. (37,000 records)​


Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa: Books & articles on explorers, missionaries & women travellers in Africa. Includes links to full text. (1,800 records)​


Islam in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa: Database of journal articles and books on Islam in Africa. Includes links to full text. (5,000 records)​


Kenya Coast: Database of articles and books on the coastal region of Kenya & Zanzibar. Includes links to full text. (1,800 records)​

African Journal Archive

The African Journal Archive is a 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.


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