Use these to locate links to highly recommended materials.
African Studies Association
UK subject specialist organisation founded in 1963. Website provides free access to a directory of Africanists, plus lists of theses accepted at UK universities since 2005.
African Studies Centre, Leiden
Largest African studies collection in the Netherlands. Website provides free access to useful research guides, directories of African studies websites and African Studies Abstracts which indexes recently published journal articles.
Special project of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Makerere University (MAK), and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). Includes a digital library of over 2,500 books, journals, and digital documents related to African policy. Some of these are published by African organisations. Also available is an online directory of experts, and an events calendar of forthcoming conferences.
The African Studies Companion: A Guide to Information Sources
Regularly updated guide, available in print or online. Evaluates useful resources for researchers. Includes lists of African studies organisations, libraries and reviews of e-resources.
African Studies Internet resources
Excellent site maintained by Columbia University Library. Includes a link to the International Directory of African Studies Scholars.
Collaboration between the British Academy and the African Studies Association of the UK, Provides free access to the latest edition of the ASAUK Directory of Africanists in Britain, a directory of UK and European libraries with key African studies collections and a listing of key journals. There are also news and research funding sections.
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