The African Women's Database has citations to
English language articles, books, govt. documents, theses, etc. from 1986
The Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database has
citations to journal articles from the mid-19th c. to date and indexes
the e-journals - Africa Update, African Studies Quarterly, Electronic
Journal of Africana Bibliography, Internet Journal of African Studies,
Jouvert, a Journal of Postcolonial Studies, West African Review.
Guide to children's literature on Africa. Reviews are written by univ.
faculty, librarians, and teachers many of whom are in African studies or
have lived in Africa. Use the Search to locate, for ex., Swahili culture.
Has an Africana Book Buddies Club. Information on winners of the Children's Africana Book Awards (CABA). Edited by Brenda Randolph. [KF] http://www.africaaccessreview.org/
Compiled by Brenda Randolph. Covers
from primary grades to high school, includes books for teachers. Orig. pub.
1994, updated for 1996. Print copies are available for $15 plus $3 postage
from Africa Access, 2204 Quinton Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20190. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Proceedings_Rev/men_afrophle.html
Search for books with African themes which have won American book awards.
Bartle is a librarian at the Lima Regional Campus of Ohio State University.
Searches can be limited by reading level, language. http://www.dawcl.com
from the African Higher Education Project. "These bibliographies
on higher education in Africa represent a section of an upcoming book "African
Higher Education: An International Reference Handbook" which is being
published by Indiana University Press." Full text issues
of the Center's newsletter, International
Higher Education with short articles on African education. Based
in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. [KF] http://www.bc.edu/
Provides citations and abstracts to education-related documents
articles. ERIC is "operated for the U.S. Department of Education by
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)." http://ericfac.piccard.csc.com/
Created by Valerie A. Ubbes, Ph.D. "contains abstracts of over 4000
picture books for children, pre-school to grade 3." Under keyword, African,
retrieved over 20 citations to titles. http://www.lib.muohio.edu/pictbks/
Established by Ohio University in 1998 to promote the welfare of African
children through conferences, fellowships, collaborative research and teaching.
Has a bibliography of journal articles with abstracts, a teach-in report,
text of the 1997 Africa Charter on Children's Broadcasting. http://www.ohiou.edu/afrchild/