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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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. Indexes more than 15 million biographical sketches from reference books. Find a citation and then look in the JMU Library Catalog to see if JMU Libraries has the reference book it is in. [more info]
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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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Current News / Controversies
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Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources.
 
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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]
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Drama
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This resource will cease as of 4/1/2015. NATO provides detailed reference information for many theatrical figures, plays, theatres, major productions, and production companies, from Colonial times to the present... [more info]
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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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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]
Carrier Library - Stack 2a
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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature... [more info]
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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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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  Check out these online tutorials for a quick introduction to eHRAF. [more info]
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Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics... [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]
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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]
 
 
 
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VIVA resource
Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
 
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