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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CIDAF - Centro de Información Y Documentación Africana (CIDAF) / Centre for Information and Documentation on Africa (CIDAF) was founded in 1980 by the missionaries The White Fathers as a project to help researchers, scholars, and other interested people gain access to the African world by offering them documents and information about Africa. In 2002 CIDAF, Spanish Cáritas and Manos Unidas' Organisation made up the SUR Foundation, an independent non profit organisation. CIDAF publishes "African News", appearing monthly, and the bulletin "Cuadernos". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa library of the catholic Africa missionaries, also called the "White Fathers". The library hasnon fiction as well as fiction. There is an online catalogue and an extensive browsing structure. [editors ilissAfrica]
Digitalised publications in the field of African Studies that are not avalailable on the bookmarket any more due to limited copies that were originally published. Among them »Barbot's West African Vocabularies« from about 1680 but also J. D. Fage's »A Guide to Original Sources for Precolonial Western Africa Published in European Languages« from 1994. Full-text searching for the electronic-facsimile texts is based on uncorrected OCR (Optical Character Recognition) results. A project of the University of Wisconsin Libraries. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
TThe Heinrich-Barth-Gesellschaft is located in Cologne, like the Heinrich-Barth-Institute Among others, it supports the Barth-houses in Timbuktu and Agadez. You will also find some information on the life and research of Heinrich Barth on this site. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Heinrich-Barth-Institute arose from the Research Centre Africa of the Institute for Pre- and Proto-History at the University of Cologne. Its purpose is to support research and publication in the African archaeological field. You will also find some information on the life and research of Heinrich Barth on this site. [editors ilissAfrica]
Julia Winckler, member of the Heinrich-Barth-Society, published a multimedia presentation about Heinrich Barth in cooperation with the University in Brighton: The project "Retracing Heinrich Barth" follows Barth on his journey through West Africa (Niger) and shows films, videos and pictures about the sites he visited and people remembering him. The multimedia show also presents anthropological and historical results in research as well as personal records of Barth's journeys.
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Magazine about "female issues". Sometimes, articles are taken from other journals (for example from Malian daily "Les Echos"). Sometimes articles are also written by scientists (for example from Institut des Sciences Humaines, Bamako) [editors ilissAfrica]