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Search two separate databases, African Women's Bibliographic Database and Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database.
  • The African Women's Database has citations to English language articles, books, govt. documents, theses, etc. from 1986 to date.

  • 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.
  •    A list of journals indexed is provided. Maintained by Davis Bullwinkle. http://WWW.AfricaBib.Org
Africa Access
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]
African Children's Literature Authors - Lillian Temu Osaki
"literature produced for African children after colonialism." Has biographical information on each author and a list of their publications.
Afrophile: Recommended Titles on Africa for Children and Young People
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.
Bartle, Lisa M. - Database of Award-winning Children's Literature
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.
Boston College, Center for International Higher Education
Has Bibliographies 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]
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
Provides citations and abstracts to education-related documents and journal
articles. ERIC is "operated for the U.S. Department of Education by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)."
Miami University Libraries. Children's Picture Book Database (Oxford, Ohio)
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.
Ohio University. Institute for the African Child
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.
Schmidt, Nancy - "Africana Resources for Undergraduates: A Bibliographic Essay"
An annotated guide by Dr. Schmidt (former Africana Librarian, Indiana University) to print and electronic database resources. In Phyllis M. Martin and Patrick O'Meara (eds.), Africa. Third edition. ( Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995, pp. 413-434.)  " The author would like to point out that this essay, published in 1995 and written a year before, does not reflect some more recent publications and web resources."

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