African Studies Research Guide

Digital Resources

The resources included here are provided by Hesburgh Libraries through subscriptions.

African writers series  Key texts of modern African literature, published under the Heinemann African Writers Series imprint, including fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose.

Black short fiction and folklore Contains thousands of stories, folktales, and works of short fiction by African, African American, and Caribbean authors.

Black women writers Literature and essays written by black women from Africa and the African Diaspora

Ethnographic Video Online and Anthropology Online provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior— with more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion. The collection covers every region of the world. Anthropology Online contains a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over

Smithsonian Global Sound  This collection aims to preserve and distribute music from archives worldwide, and to foster appreciation for traditional roots music. Through its site, this digital library offers audio and video downloads, streaming media, educational resources, and liner notes.

World history in video  Provides access to critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide.


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