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African Studies: A Resource Guide: General

Composite satellite photo of Africa in orthographic projection, by NASA. Source: Wikimedia Commons


Electronic Reference Collections

Gumberg Library subscribes to a number of collections of electronic reference works. To use these e-reference collections off-campus, you must enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link.

General Resources on Africa

On this page you will find listed selected general resources on Africa. You will find reference books, both print and electronic, databases useful for finding magazine and journal articles, links that will find books in the QuickSearch online catalog, and selected reliable websites.

Find Background Information

Not all these reference works are devoted to Africa, but Africa is covered in them. To access electronic reference books from off campus, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on the title link.

Primary Sources on Africa

To use these databases off-campus, enter your Multipass information when prompted

Find Journal Articles

To use these databases you must enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link.