Preface  Introduction  Contents  Order

African Studies
Companion Online

Contents

Preface to the 4th edition
Introduction

1. General online resources on Africa and African studies, 
and the best starting points on the Web

African search engines, Web directories, and portals
General Web resources on Africa
Academic and scholarly resources on African studies
  Beginners' guides and Web tutorials
  Gateways, portals and mega sites
  Databases, indexes, and thesauri
  Guides to library, archival and manuscript
    collections, and sound archives
  Guides to media and the press
  Guides to museums
  Photographic images and objects databases and
    archives
  Directories
  Sources for e-books
Directories of African studies scholars
Online teaching guides and overviews of current 
  African studies research
Guides to funding sources and study abroad 
  programmes
Theses/e-theses and dissertations

2. The major general reference tools 
(print or print/online, CD-ROM, and microform)

Annuals and yearbooks
Bibliographies and guides to sources
  Africa (General)
  Some regional bibliographies and sources
Dictionaries and glossaries
Directories of libraries and museums
Directories of publishers and the media
Directories of organizations and institutions
Directories and guides to research and teaching, 
  and of Africanist scholars (in print format)
General interest reference resources
Guides to government, official and UN publications
Guides to library collections and archival sources
Handbooks and encyclopaedias
Research materials in microform
Theses and dissertations

3. Current bibliographies, indexing and abstracting services, 
and review media
(print and online)

Current bibliographies and continuing sources
Collective online catalogue databases
Abstracting and indexing services
Book review media and book review indexes
Book review media (print and online)
Book review indexes (multidisciplinary)

4. Major biographical resources (print, microfiche, and online)

Print and microfiche
Online

5. Guides and resources for African languages 
(print and online)

Print (or print/online, and microfilm)
Online

6. Guides to statistical sources, economic, financial and
population data
(print, microfiche and online)

Print
Microfiche
Online

7. Cartographic and geographic information sources/
Map sales and map vendors
(print and online)

Print
CD-ROM
Online
Map sales and map vendors
France
Germany
South Africa
United Kingdom
United States

8. Guides to film and video/DVD resources 
(print and online)

Print
Online
Vendors and distributors

9. Journals and magazines (print and online)

Guides to journals and journals online
Table of contents alerting services and other journal resources
African studies periodicals - a directory
AFRICA
  Benin
  Botswana
  Cameroon 
  Congo Democratic Republic
  Ethiopia
  Ghana
  Kenya
  Lesotho
  Malawi
  Mozambique
  Nigeria
  Senegal
  South Africa
  Tanzania
  Uganda
  Zambia
  Zimbabwe
ASIA
  China
  India
AUSTRALASIA & PACIFIC
  Australia
  Japan
EUROPE
  Belgium
  Finland
  France
  Germany
  Italy
  Netherlands
  Norway 
  Poland 
  Portugal
  Russia 
  Spain 
  Sweden
  Switzerland
  United Kingdom
NORTH AMERICA 
  Canada 
  United States 
SOUTH AMERICA/CENTRAL AMERICA 
  Brazil 
  Cuba 

10. News sources for Africa 

11. The African press 

Introduction
Directory of the African press
  Algeria 
  Angola 
  Benin 
  Botswana
  Burkina Faso 
  Burundi
  Cameroon 
  Central African 
  Republic 
  Chad 
  Comoros 
  Congo (Brazzaville)
  Congo Democratic Republic
  Côte d'Ivoire 
  Djibouti 
  Egypt 
  Eritrea 
  Ethiopia 
  Gabon
  The Gambia 
  Ghana 
  Guinea 
  Guinea Bissau 
  Kenya 
  Lesotho 
  Liberia 
  Libya 
  Madagascar 
  Malawi 
  Mali 
  Mauritania 
  Mauritius 
  Morocco 
  Mozambique 
  Namibia 
  Niger 
  Nigeria 
  Rwanda 
  São Tomé e Principe 
  Senegal 
  Seychelles 
  Sierra Leone 
  Somalia/Somaliland 
  South Africa 
  Sudan 
  Swaziland 
  Tanzania 
  Togo 
  Tunisia 
  Uganda 
  Western Sahara 
  Zambia 
  Zimbabwe 

12. Major African studies library collections in Europe, 
North America, and elsewhere outside Africa

EUROPE 
  Austria 
  Belgium 
  Denmark 
  Finland 
  France 
  Germany 
  Italy 
  Netherlands 
  Norway 
  Portugal 
  Russia 
  Spain 
  Sweden 
  Switzerland 
  United Kingdom 
NORTH AMERICA 
  Canada 
  United States 
ASIA & MIDDLE EAST 
  China 
  India 
  Israel 
AUSTRALASIA/PACIFIC 
  Australia 
  Japan 
  New Zealand 
SOUTH AMERICA 
  Brazil 
  Mexico

13. Major academic libraries and national archives in Africa 

Online guides and directories of African libraries
  and archives 
Major academic and special libraries in Africa with
  African studies collections
  Algeria 
  Angola
  Benin 
  Botswana
  Burkina Faso 
  Burundi 
  Cameroon 
  Central African Republic 
  Chad 
  Congo (Brazzaville) 
  Congo Democratic Republic
  Côte d'Ivoire 
  Egypt 
  Eritrea 
  Ethiopia 
  Gabon 
  The Gambia  
  Ghana 
  Guinea 
  Kenya 
  Lesotho 
  Liberia 
  Libya 
  Madagascar 
  Malawi 
  Mali 
  Mauritania 
  Mauritius 
  Morocco 
  Mozambique 
  Namibia 
  Niger 
  Nigeria 
  Réunion 
  Rwanda 
  Senegal 
  Sierra Leone 
  South Africa 
  Sudan 
  Swaziland 
  Tanzania 
  Togo 
  Tunisia
  Uganda 
  Zambia 
  Zimbabwe 

National archives 
  Algeria 
  Angola 
  Benin 
  Botswana 
  Burkina Faso
  Burundi 
  Cameroon 
  Cape Verde 
  Central African Republic 
  Chad 
  Comoros 
  Congo (Brazzaville)
  Congo Democratic Republic
  Côte d'Ivoire 
  Djibouti 
  Egypt 
  Equatorial Guinea 
  Eritrea 
  Ethiopia 
  Gabon 
  The Gambia 
  Ghana 
  Guinea 
  Guinea Bissau 
  Kenya 
  Lesotho 
  Liberia 
  Libya 
  Madagascar 
  Malawi 
  Mali 
  Mauritania 
  Mauritius 
  Morocco 
  Mozambique 
  Namibia 
  Niger 
  Nigeria 
  Rwanda 
  São Tomé e Principe 
  Senegal 
  Seychelles 
  Sierra Leone 
  South Africa 
  Sudan 
  Swaziland 
  Tanzania 
  Togo 
  Tunisia 
  Uganda 
  Zambia 
  Zimbabwe

14. Centres of African studies and African studies programmes 
worldwide
(including African American and Black studies programmes) 

EUROPE 
  Austria 
  Belgium 
  Denmark 
  Finland 
  France 
  Germany 
  Italy 
  Netherlands 
  Norway 
  Poland 
  Portugal 
  Russia 
  Spain 
  Sweden 
  Switzerland 
  United Kingdom 
NORTH AMERICA 
  Canada 
  United States 
AFRICA 
  Egypt 
  Cameroon 
  Côte d'Ivoire
  Eritrea 
  Ethiopia 
  Ghana 
  Kenya 
  Lesotho 
  Morocco 
  Mozambique 
  Nigeria 
  Senegal 
  Sierra Leone 
  South Africa 
  Sudan 
  Tunisia 
  Uganda 
CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA 
  Argentina
  Brazil 
  Columbia 
  Cuba 
  Mexico 
AUSTRALASIA & PACIFIC 
  Australia 
  Japan 
ASIA & MIDDLE EAST 
  China 
  India 
  Israel 

15. Africanist documentation and African studies bibliography

Organizations 
Resources and publications (print and online) 

16. Publishers with African studies lists in Africa, Europe, 
and in North America 

AFRICA 
  Africa: Index and key to publisher subject areas
  Algeria 
  Angola 
  Benin 
  Botswana 
  Burkina Faso 
  Cameroon 
  Congo (Brazzaville) 
  Congo Democratic Republic
  Côte d'Ivoire 
  Djibouti 
  Egypt 
  Eritrea 
  Ethiopia 
  Gabon 
  Ghana 
  Guinea 
  Kenya 
  Lesotho 
  Madagascar 
  Malawi 
  Mali 
  Mauritius 
  Morocco 
  Mozambique 
  Namibia 
  Nigeria 
  Senegal 
  Sierra Leone 
  South Africa 
  Swaziland 
  Tanzania 
  Togo 
  Tunisia 
  Uganda 
  Zambia 
  Zimbabwe 
EUROPE 
  Europe: Index and key to publisher subject areas 
  Belgium 
  France 
  Germany 
  Italy 
  Netherlands 
  Sweden 
  Switzerland 
  United Kingdom 
NORTH AMERICA 
  North America: Index and key to publisher subject areas 
  Canada 
  United States

17. Dealers and distributors of African studies materials

EUROPE 
  Belgium 
  Denmark 
  France 
  Germany 
  Ireland 
  Netherlands 
  Portugal 
  Switzerland 
  United Kingdom 
NORTH AMERICA 
  Canada 
  United States 
AFRICA 
  Algeria 
  Benin 
  Botswana 
  Burkina Faso 
  Cameroon 
  Congo Democratic Republic
  Côte d'Ivoire 
  Djibouti 
  Egypt 
  Eritrea 
  Ethiopia 
  Gabon 
  The Gambia 
  Ghana 
  Guinea 
  Kenya 
  Lesotho 
  Madagascar 
  Malawi 
  Mali 
  Mauritius 
  Morocco 
  Mozambique 
  Namibia 
  Nigeria 
  Rwanda 
  Senegal 
  South Africa 
  Swaziland 
  Tanzania 
  Togo 
  Tunisia 
  Uganda 
  Zambia 
  Zimbabwe 
ELSEWHERE 
  India 
  Japan 

18. Major African and international organizations

Major Africa-based organizations 
United Nations agencies and related organizations 
The World Bank Group of organizations, and similar
  agencies 
Some other international organizations, associations,
  institutes, NGOs, and networks (in Africa and 
  elsewhere) 

19. Major foundations, donors, government and aid agencies

Australia 
Austria
Belgium 
Canada 
Denmark 
Finland 
France 
Germany 
Hungary 
Ireland 
Italy 
Japan 
Kenya 
Netherlands 
Norway 
Portugal 
Senegal 
South Africa 
Sweden 
Switzerland 
United Kingdom 
United States 

20. African studies associations, societies, and networks 

21. Online forums and mailing lists

Directories and guides to discussion groups 
Select discussion groups and mailing lists 

22. Awards and prizes in African studies

23. Information and communication development in Africa: 
a guide to Web sites and resources

Africa on the Internet: General sources and learning
  materials
E-journals, newsletters, and discussion groups 
Internet access and ICT infrastructure in Africa 
Communication initiatives and networking communities 
Some recent studies, reports and articles 
Digital libraries

24. Abbreviations and acronyms in African studies

25. Using Google for African studies research:
a guide to effective Web searching

Contents 
Introduction to the condensed and updated version 
About this guide 
Google's limitations 
A word of caution: the nuisance of Web spam 
Google's Web Search 
How to search with Google & the Google Toolbar
Advanced Search & Google search operators
Additional commands & special syntaxes 
Google's other search services
Google Directory
Google News
Google Image Search
Google Groups
Some other Google offerings
Google Book Search/Google Books Library
  Project 
Google Earth 
Google/OCLC - Open WorldCat "Find in a
  Library"
Google Scholar 
Google Web Alerts/Google Alerts 
Other search engines worth a try

Index (print edition only)

 


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