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African Studies Resources: Articles

Selected African studies Databases

Africa-Wide: NiPAD  (16th century +)
Access to journal articles, news articles, reports, and more on Africa and South Africa. (formerly African HealthLine, African Studies, South African Studies)
Access: Click on the blue SA ePublications link on the right-hand side of the page.
Provides access to selected full text South African journals in the social sciences, humanities and law.

AJOL
Tables of contents and abstracts of articles from journals in agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences. Published in Africa.
Provides indexing for Eastern and Southern Africa-published journals, emphasizing social and political issues. (from the Library of Congress)
Social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, & environmental indicators on Africa.
Comparative series of national public attitude surveys on democracy, markets and civil society in Africa.
Online primary source materials and documentation from or concerning Africa. Currently includes materials in these areas: African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, African Plants, and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.

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