Have some keywords to describe your research topic? Use them in Scholar OneSearch to locate books, e-books, articles and media.
Get basic information on countries in Africa with the Reference Collection, such as
Africa South of the Sahara
Working with cultural groups? Check the online Maps of Africa Showing Locations of Cultural Groups.
Online tools provided by the Library include
EIU.com--great source for country profiles
Africa, South of the Sahara--NOT the reference book, but a list of libraries and archives specializing in African Studies. Compiled by the Stanford University Libraires.
Boston University African Studies Library subject guides and collection.
African News is a collection of historical African newspapers covering the people, cultures, issues and events which shaped the continent
Anthropologi Info: Social and Cultural Anthropology in the News provides an overview and links to some repositories featuring anthropology, or anthropology-related papers in English.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has articles, audio, video, slide shows and a blog ("Untold Stories") Use the search feature to locate articles on Africa.
WIPO Magazine article, "The Modern Tale of Nigerian Wax Resist Textiles.
AnthroSource -- A service of the American Anthropological Association with full-text anthropological resources from the Association publications.
EIU.com--great source for country profiles.
PRIMARY SOURCES, IMAGES and SOUND--add pizazz to your PowerPoint!
Digital National Security Archives -- includes declassified government documents covering critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II. See example below:
Empire Online (Current NU Only) is a digital archive collection with thematic essays on the concept of colonialism from European and non-European perspectives.
JSTOR Collection of scholarly journals and books. Search tip: use the Advanced search option to limit your search to the journals in the Anthropology and African Studies collections.
Citation Styles (click, then scroll down)
World Images Kiosk from California State University.
Use the an image from the African Collection to enhance your presentation.
An example of effective use of images and sound.
Or a map from the Perry-Castenada Library Map Collection at UT, Austin