The collection currently comprises 44 South African journals and provides immediate access to the PDF versions of 6 000+ full-text articles. Of the journals in the collection, 14 appear on the Approved South African Journals list. New journal titles and issues are added to the collection on an ongoing basis. Some journals also contain metadata records (including abstracts) for older articles where full text is not available.
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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]
Ntama is an online Journal of African Music and Popular Culture. Until 2008, it was edited at the Music Archive of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies in Mainz, Germany. As the editor, W. Bender, has moved to Hildesheim, it is edited at the Centre for Worldmusic in Hildesheim since 2009. [editors ilissAfrica]
AfricaBib is the culmination of twenty-five years of Africana research.The site consists of three bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature (Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database), African Women's literature (African Women's Database) and the Women Travelers Bibliographical Database (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa: 1763-2004: A Comprehensive English Language Bibliography). Everything is free of charge.
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The African Bulletin (TAB) is published by Media Blackberry. TAB is the first African newspaper published in the Netherlands since 2002 and Spain since 2004. TAB is a non-political and non-religious newspaper established and operated by Africans from different African countries. [according to site editor's information]
The AMP began in 1978 with four years of work to develop a print compendium, Africa on Film and Videotape, 1982. The compendium lists several thousand productions and provides reviews of more than 700 films and videos, reviewed systematically by African graduate students and American specialists on each country.
In 2002 the African Media Program offers an on-line comprehensive reference guide to approximately 10,000 films, videos, and other audiovisual materials concerning Africa (both Sub-Saharan and North Africa). It includes film and video productions made in Africa and around the world.
This new database incorporates and updates material contained in the 1982 print compendium, adds many new reviews, and provides as complete a citation as possible from a wide variety of sources. ... [according to site editor's information]
WikiAfrica is a collaborative and international project designed to africanize Wikipedia through networks, research, projects, publications, and events. WikiAfrica contributes to Wikimedia projects online and offline with texts, quotes, images, audio and video. [according to site editor's information]
CADE is a union of people who try to counter the negative image of Africa (wars, catastrophes, poverty) and to show a different image of Africa. To do so, they are publishing the Lettres de la CADE online. For topics, see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Africa (CIRA) is an amalgamation of scientists and scholars from various faculties of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. Its function is to tie Africa-oriented activities at the Goethe University into a network of competence. Three large working fields in the area of research are worth mentioning:
* Diversity and diversification of culture and society
* Migration and Media
* Biodiversity, utilisation of resources and the perception of environment
* Changes in ecosystems and culture
Furthermore you can find information about: the history of research on Africa in Frankfurt, the functions and duties of the centre, Africa-related events and lectures as well as the research projects of the university. ... [according to site editor's information]