The Africana Librarians Council (ALC) was founded in 1957 as the Archives/Libraries Committee as part of the African Studies Association (ASA). Members of ASA whether they are librarians, archivists or documentalists working with materials from and about Africa or scholars interested in the preservation of or access to Africana may join the ALC. The ALC meets twice yearly, once during the annual meeting of the African Studies Association and once in the spring at the home institution of a member. These meetings coincide with those of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP),consortium whose member institutions purchase or film research materials in cooperation. Visitors are welcome to our meetings. For more information about the ALC, please read the Bylaws or the Operational Handbook. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Library of Congress Office, Nairobi, Kenya, is one of six overseas offices administered by the African/Asian Acquisitions and Overseas Operations Division of the Library. These offices acquire, catalog, preserve, and distribute library and research materials from countries where such materials are essentially unavailable through conventional acquisitions methods.You will find the "Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature". This is an index of over 300 selected periodicals (mostly scholarly) which are acquired from 29 African countries. Available on-line. No password necessary. ... [according to site editor's information]
ALN's purpose is to support the Africana Librarians Council (ALC) of the African Studies Association. Contents include abbreviated reports on meetings of ALC and the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) and other relevant groups. It also reports other items of interest to Africana librarians and those concerned about information resources about or in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Volume 1 contains the alphabetical classification, and Volume 2 the classification according to the old catalogue of the library of the German Colonial Society. You can search the pdf-documents via full text.
The Colonial Library contains about 18,000 monographs about colonial times as well as a great number of colonial periodicals. The content of the library can be divided into to fields: literature regarding colonialism in general (including economy, mining and mission) and literature concerning specific regions (about 40% concerning Asia, the South Seas and America; about 60% concerning Africa, half of those 60% concerning Germany and Africa). German colonial times and German colonies are presented here in a incomparable comprehensive way. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
A structured vocabulary of 12,100 English terms in the field of African studies, the African Studies Thesaurus is developed and maintained by staff at the library of the African Studies Centre Leiden. It is used for indexing and retrieving material in the library collection and is directly linked to the catalogue. [editors ilissAfrica]
Regional section for Africa of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Information about projects, newsletters, annual reports, conferences and workshops, useful addresses. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House (Oxford), commonly known as Rhodes House Library, was opened in 1929 and specialises in the history and current affairs - political, economic and social - of the Commonwealth and sub-Saharan Africa including the offshore islands. The Library holds books, journals, theses, government publications and special collections (manuscripts, archives, special or rare books). The majority of Commonwealth and African-related UK publications arrive through legal deposit, and are supplemented by the purchase of material published elsewhere. The majority of titles are in English but there is also material in Afrikaans, French, German, Portuguese and other European languages. The Library is for reference only; there is no lending service. ... [according to site editor's information]