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- Catalogue record
- Dictionary of African Mythology (Oxford)
- Encyclopaedia of Islam
- Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: origins, experiences, and culture HSSL REF DT16.5 E53 2008 v.1-3
- New Encyclopedia of Africa 1200 entries on all aspects of Africa, including ethnic groups. HSSL REF DT2 N48 2008 v.1-5
Searching the Library Catalogue
WorldCat - Library Catalogue/Discovery Tool
- Finding Books, etc
Use WorldCat to find books, journals, articles, and other resources, in both print or electronic format. Your search will cover McGill's entire collection of resources, and can be expanded to include the collections of libraries worldwide.
Classic - Library Catalogue
- Finding Books, etc
Use the classic catalogue to search for print books, journals, DVDs, and other items that are in McGill's collection.
Core and Additional Databases
- Africa-Wide : NiPAD
- Anthropology Plus Incorporates Anthropological Literature and Anthropological Index
- eHRAF World Cultures
- Historical Abstracts
- Index Islamicus
- International Political Science Abstracts
- Social Sciences Full Text
- JSTOR African Studies
- PAIS International
- Status of Women in Africa 1968-1998
- World Bank Africa Database 1965-2000
- World Development Indicators (WDI) Online 1960-
- Early English Books Online (EEBO) 1475-1700
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
- Empire Online
- House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, Great Britain, 19th century onwards
- Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007
- Transatlantic Slave Trade 1595-1866
Theses and Dissertations
- ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
- Database of African Theses and Dissertations (DATAD)
- eScholarship - An open access digital repository of publications and theses of McGill University faculty and students
- McGill Library Subject Guide for finding McGill theses and theses from other institutions
Selected Internet Sites
Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.
- McGill University African Studies Program
- McGill Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)
- Indian Ocean World Centre (McGill University)
- 160-324B African Politics
McGill University Department of Political Science. Includes list of web sites for primary sources on Africa.
- Ethnopsychiatry and Theories of "the African Mind": A Historical and Comparative Study
Article by N.J. Carson in MJM (McGill Journal of Medicine) 3:1(1997).
- Africa Portal
Full-text documents from books, journals etc. on African policy issues.
- African Studies (WWW Virtual Library)
- Africa South of the Sahara
- Africana Collection
Northwestern University Library.
- African Studies Association
The ASA, based at Rutgers University, publishes the African Studies review and the website has news for Africanists.
- African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
- Using Google for African Studies Research: A Guide to Effective Web Searching
By Hans M. Zell.
From the Norwegian Council for Africa (NOCA).
- African Online Digital Library
- African Human Rights Resource Center
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