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Syracuse University Libraries

African Studies: Home

African studies is multidisciplinary in scope, and this site covers print and electronic sources on Africa that will be relevant to Syracuse University scholars.

Using This Guide

This guide will direct you to sources housed within the Syracuse University Libraries as well as other libraries on campus including the Martin Luther King Library in the African American Studies Department.  The libraries' collections include books, journals, databases, specialized library collections, and links to websites and other electronic resources on African Studies. The guide is organized into the following set of pages (which you can see listed in tabs above).

Resources in Print
Access to library resources available in print, including books, encyclopedias and dictionaries.

Articles and Dissertations
Listing of databases that the Libraries subscribe to that will give access to journal articles, or dissertations.

Offers access to the Libraries' journals that cover African Studies.

  • E-Resources
    Books or reference materials that the library owns or subscribes to that are available in electronic format.

Web Pages
Offers links to websites on specific topics dealing with African Studies including:

  • African Education
  • Economy, Politics, Policy
  • Health-Africa
  • Maps- Africa
  • News, publishers, Internet
  • African Women

Interlibrary Loan
How to get materials that the Syracuse University Libraries do not own.

Citation Support
A guide to quick access to examples and  guidelines for some of the more frequently used citation styles.