You can look for literature either in the general catalogue of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies or in the special catalogues of the regional special libraries, including Africa. Additionally, you can find lists of new acquisitions and online bibliographies on special topics. [editors ilissAfrica]
The library of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, which offers many documents as full text documents, is one of the biggest scientific libraries with focus on German and international trade unions (history and present day), politics, parties, contemporary and social history.
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The extensive holdings of the British Library for Development Studies have been built up since 1966 and constitute Europe's most comprehensive research collection on development issues. Subjects include economics, education, environment, gender, health, politics, rural development, social development, and trade. ... [According to the site editor's information]
Übersicht über afrikanische Bibliotheken, Büchereien und Archive, die man per Link direkt erreichen kann. Zusammengestellt wurde diese Liste von der Stanford University.Mit dabei sind Bibliotheken und Archive aus allen Sprachräumen Afrikas. Neben den Links gibt es auch kurze Erklärungen zu den jeweiligen Bibliotheken und Archiven.Außerdem kann man sich noch über weitere Bereiche zum Thema Afrika informieren. ... [Text: Redaktion b2i]
"The Central Library of African Studies (Biblioteca Central de Estudos Africanos) is a joint effort of four portuguese research centers on african studies: the Centro de Estudos Africanos do ISCTE, the Centro de Estudos Africanos da Universidade do Porto, the Centro de Estudos sobre África e do Desenvolvimento do ISEG/UTL, and the Centro de Estudos Africanos da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. The library is located within the Library of ISCTE, and contains over 15 thousand volumes." ... [according to site editor’s information]
(...) one of the world's most important academic libraries for the study of Africa, Asia and the Middle East (...). The Library houses over 1.2 million volumes at the SOAS campus at Russell Square in central London, together with significant archival holdings, special collections and a growing network of electronic resources. You can search for references via the library, archives and electronic journals online catalogues. There are also links to other important library catalogues. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ohio University Libraries has depository arrangements for the official documents of Botswana (1990), and Swaziland (1991). The Library is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and has access to the large collection of Africa-related materials in CRL. (...) Beyond basic support for the whole of Africa, the collection concentrates on West Africa (Nigeria); East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) and Southern Africa (South Africa and environs). ... [according to site editor's information]