Homepage of the Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde in the capital Praia on the island of Santiago. Under "biblioteca digital" you will find many full text documents, three scans of the journal Revista Certeza (1944-1945) and one scan of its successor Boletim dos Alunos do Liceu Gil Eanes (1959). [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ananzi Search Engine is devoted to South African web sites. Ananzi was first created in early 1996, making it the first South African search engine. In June 2000 it was re-engineered to make it one of the fastest search engines on the Internet. Ananzi currently indexes over 2,300,000 web pages related to South Africa. You can browse by topic or make a free search.
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Founded in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, ILAM is the greatest repository of African music in the world. A research institution devoted to the study of music and oral arts in Africa, it preserves thousands of historical recordings going back to 1929 and supports contemporary fieldwork. It is currently digitizing its collections. Its journal, African Music, is nearly into its fourth decade. ... [according to site editor's information]
Africa-Wide Information (formerly NiPAD) (NISC Information Publications and African Databases), the central data base for African Studies, contains a multitude of separate data bases and important library catalogues. The access is subject to a fee, unless the institute from which you are connecting from has a license for NiPAD. Please check the conditions of access on site. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the University of Stellenbosch - South Africa. There is a Centre for Bible Interpretation and Translation in Africa. The university library has a data base with full text theses and dissertations. Some of the Occasional Papers of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology are also accessible online. [editors ilissAfrica]
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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With BASE one can search for bibliographical data of the most important document servers in Germany and abroad. The document repositories contain theses, research reports and other publications, most of them available as full text documents. [editors ilissAfrica]
Union catalogue of the French university institutions. The Sudoc catalog allows the search for bibliographic information on all types of documents held by French academic libraries, as well as other higher educational establishments, and on serials to be found in 2400 documentation institutions. You can obtain detailed holding information there, too. The "Repertoire des centres de ressources" gives you access to all kinds of usefull information about participating libraries.
[according to site editor's information] Via meta search you can e.g. search simultanuously in the catalogues of the INALCO (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales), the CEAf (Centre d'études africaines) and the CEAN (Centre d'étude d'afrique noire). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Sierra Leonian publishing house that seeks to promote and publish literature from and about Sierra Leone. You will find data bases about professionals in Sierra Leone (please use the links at the bottom of the site), about books, articles and dissertations / theses from or about Sierra Leone, furthermore some sample readings, a small list of published books with information about the author, sometimes a review, and information about the publisher's projects, partnerships etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The BULAC is a major project to unite - if possible - all French scientific libraries and resources about languages and cultures around the world into one building and one catalogue. Hitherto, 22 libraries (see list of partners on the homepage) and 373,147 bibliographical data have been integrated. About 600,000 data will be subject to retrospective conversion, half of them in non latin letters, which will be a focus and advantage of the new library. ... [editors ilissAfrica]