Africana Studies Resources (all)

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Articles (from journals)

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Africa Knowledge Project (AKP) provides access to scholarly information on Africa and its Diaspora. [more info]
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An educational portal that develops and distributes academic research materials and products on Africa and African Diaspora.   Includes peer-reviewed journals, bibliographies, hip-hop, scholarly essays, art exhibitions, poetry, profiles, autobiographies, syllabi, multimedia, a who's who directory, and much more. [more info]

Audio (Music, Spoken word , etc.)

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
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American Song is a history database with music from America's past. [more info]
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Biography

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A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 480,000 people. Formerly Biography Resource Center. [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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Collection of non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. [more info]
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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
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Countries & Regional Information

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Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics.... [more info]
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Court Cases

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Current News / Controversies

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Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources. [more info]
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Provides streaming access to African television stations.Aims to provide coverage on current events in Africa through African voices. [more info]
Location: Internet

Images

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
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This digital image database offers rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web sites, lectures, presentations, and research resources... [more info]
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Law/Statutes

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Legal Information

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Legislative & Congressional Information

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Literature

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Key texts of modern African literature. [more info]
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Includes the full text of almost 3,000 poems written between 1760 and 1900. [more info]
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News Articles

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Full text articles from the Chicago Defender newspapers from 1910-1975. [more info]
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Primary Sources

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Key texts of modern African literature. [more info]
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American Song is a history database with music from America's past. [more info]
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Reference Information

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Online access to Bibliographic Index is no longer available.  Print volumes for 1937-2008 (v.1-48) are available in Carrier Library. Please stop by the public service desk for assistance with retrieval. [more info]
Location: Carrier Library - Stack 2a
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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
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Reviews

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Indexes and abstracts reviews of English language adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction titles. [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam. [more info]
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Statistics & Datasets

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Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics... [more info]
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Contains records of nearly 35,000 trans-Atlantic slaving voyages made between 1514 and 1866. [more info]
 
 

Videos

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
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Provides streaming access to African television stations.Aims to provide coverage on current events in Africa through African voices. [more info]
Location: Internet

Websites

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
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Provides online exhibits of traditional and modern African art. Also links to Radio Africa, which provides streaming audio from the Smithsonian’s Global Sound collection. [more info]