Information site about the African Collections of the British Library. Infos about the different collections and searching possibilities. You can browse informations on the continent as a whole or for every country separately. [editors ilissAfrica]
Das Archiv für die Musik Afrikas (AMA) wurde 1991 von Univ.-Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Bender gegründet. Es beinhaltet eine Sammlung moderner afrikanischer Musik auf Tonträgern unterschiedlicher Formate. Der derzeitige Bestand des Archivs liegt bei ca. 10.000 Tonträgern, die zum Teil bis in die 1940er Jahre zurückreichen.Mehrere tausend Zeitungsausschnitte werden in der nach Ländern, Musikstilen und Musikern sortierten Ausschnittsammlung aufbewahrt. Die Website informiert über die Sammlung und die Recherchemöglichkeiten (u.a. online). [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters] ... [Redaktion Vifamusik]
You will find news about music in Mali, furthermore, information, biographies and discographies about many Malian musicians (under "Catalogue"). Caution: the links always lead to the French sites, you will have to click on "English" again every time you open a new page. [editors ilissAfrica]
Website about music on the island of Mayotte. The site mainly provides information on music groups, musicians and labels (self descriptions). The site was created by an artist whose music group also figures on the site. To be listed here, artists and labels need to fulfill certain conditions, among others they have to pay a fee and to agree to place the logo of this website on all their future albums. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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]
The Center for World Music at the University of Hildesheim is a research center and offers courses as well as events in the field of world music. The CWM hosts the collection of the ethnomusicologist Laade (50,000 records, 10,000 books and 1000 instrument from all over the world). Furthermore, it includes the collection "Irle" with about 3,000 objects. The CMW's collections will be expanded continuously and will made made accessible through a reference library. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers you information on the Liberian music and dance collection of the Archives of Traditional Music at the Indiana University. The items of the collection can only be consulted on-site. The website itself offers you a number of links to other Liberia-related projects, a short historical overview and news from Liberia. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Archives of Traditional Music at the Indiana University, Bloomington. You will find information on the collections which contain media on traditional music from all over the world. You can search the collections via the library catalogue (narrow the search to "search Archives only"). [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre of Competence on Africa is an interdisciplinary network catering for scholars from all faculties. It coordinates and promote research and training relating to Africa at the University of Basel. Its website offers broad information on recent Africa research projects at the university, on member institutes, main research topics and much more. Please note the "Portal" which offers you information on important resources (libraries, databases, map collections, etc) in the African Studies worldwide. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Africa Knowledge Project offers e-journals and databases on African topics. Access to the fulltexts is subject to a fee / subscription. But you can view the abstracts for free. For a list of databases and e-journals see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]"Africa Knowledge Project, known as AKP, is an initiative by AfricaResource Center, Inc., dedicated to academic research onAfrica and its Diaspora. AKP focuses on Africa-centered knowledge and research from a diverse range of disciplines. While it values the contribution of Western scholarship, AKP moves away from epistemic schemes of interpretation that represent Western world-views and research interpretations as central and global, and all others as indigenous or vernacular." [according to site editor’s information] ... [changed]