Political Map of Africa (from the Perry-Castenada Library Map Collection). NOTE: To enlarge the map, press CTRL and SHIFT and + key.
The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture presents Digital Exhibitsion, including In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience with Historical maps of Africa during the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Afriterra Foundation provides historical maps of Africa
Global Distribution of Poverty, the poverty mapping project of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network. The website also provides subnational data sets with a catalog describing variables available in each set and papers and presentations by CIESIN and collaborators during the project period.
The World Bank Mapped is a mash-up of Google Maps and World Bank data, a visual look at wealth--and poverty--distribution throughout the world. Business Planet: Mapping the Business Environment is another interactive map and data mash-up providing information about doing business in various regions, such as Sub-Saharan Africa, or within a specific country. There are over 180 countries listed in this resource.
Check the News for a list of all of our news and newspaper subscription. Some highlights for current events include:
Dow Jones Factiva contains the Wall Street Journal, Barron's and hundreds of other titles, mostly with text, but not pictures or charts
LexisNexis Academic uses a new search platform. Check the online tutorial for an overview on searching. Content includes full text for newspapers, magazines, new wire services, TV and radio transcripts. Legal, Business and biographical information also available.
Press Display, another international news source in 39 languages, allows selecting by country.
Check Citations & Bibliographies for information about managing citations.
Some databases let you keep track within the database; Ebsco databases, for example, will let you create a myEbscoHost account that will let you keep your articles in folder or subfolders, save your search histories, and set up article alerts.