Directories and Other Internet Resources
Comprehensive annotated directory of links to scholarly resources. Emphasis is on “digital collections from libraries, museums, and academic organizations and sites offering unique online content.”
“…a small dedicated team of development analysts and consultants specializing in Sub-Saharan Africa providing information and research to the development community, governments, academic and commercial organizations. We carry out research, both in the field and desk-based, compile reports and offer support and assistance to development projects on a consultancy basis. We also provide teaching on Africa in various academic disciplines at different levels, and offer workshops/seminars using our own materials.”
Selected Internet resources compiled at Stanford University.
From College and Research Libraries News, January 1999, Association of College and Research Libraries (American Library Association)
African Culture Online: A Virtual Online Community
Includes a number of forums, blogs, and photo galleries pertaining to various aspects of African culture.
“This site offers contemporary and historic information concerning Black America and the African Diaspora.”
Directory of related Internet resources from Columbia University Libraries
French website on African culture (some articles in English)
An award-winning site that helps African American students navigate the college admissions process, offering information and resources on aid, college profile, and more.
Provides links to resources on African-American history and culture.
Includes a web search engine, Black Yellow Pages, classified ads, news, and other services.
This site contains a variety of full text articles on the ebonics debate, audio files, and links to other web sites.
“A collection of over 150 African recipes from all over Africa, plus information about African cooking,cuisine, culture, food, gastronomy, and history. Featuring African proverbs, excerpts from historic texts, and rare African recipes.”
Produced by the Digital Library Project of the Chicago Public Schools and the University of Chicago Internet Project at the University of Chicago Library, this guide provides access to local and national resources and a large number of links to resources in the following categories: General; Reference; Arts; History; Literature; People; and Places.
Provided by the U.S. Department of State, this site includes resources highlighting the celebration of African-American History Month.
Many information centers are beginning to reveal and promote materials relating to African American history that are housed in their respective facilities. In hopes of enhancing access, dozens of institutions are digitizing such materials. This website reviews several existing websites and digitization projects and lists noteworthy digitization projects that are forthcoming." The site also includes ability to browse by collection title, affiliation / publisher, and a basic search engine.
Provided by BLACK EXCEL, this is list of 143, including historically Black colleges and mainstream schools with more than 75% Black enrollment. The list contains information such as addresses and admissions department contact information as well as information about average SAT's, majors, and percentage of acceptances.
Created and maintained by the Norwegian Council for Africa, the site is a “gateway to information on Africa on the Internet, with over 3,800 links sorted by country, subject, and news.”
Historical sources on the history of human societies in the continent of Africa.
Collection of librarian-selected scholarly and popular web sites. Listings include hypertext subject headings, and a search engine facilitates finding related sites.
Internet Resources for African American Studies (University of Delaware Library)
Gateway to popular web sites of interest to African Americans. Subjects covered include arts and entertainment, jobs and employment, family and living, and health.
Perry Castañeda Library, University of Texas-Austin
“The platform for intellectual, economic and spiritual expression of peoples throughout the African Diaspora.” Contains links to businesses and organizations, discussion forums, and wedding and Kwanzaa celebration ideas.
A Library of Congress site which provides a broad array of resources arranged by subject categories within country or area specific Web pages. Resources are selected by Library of Congress Subject Specialists. The project includes several African countries.
An annotated listing of sites on the international African community.
The site is a compilation of annotated links to hundreds of websites about African, African American, and African Diaspora history and culture. The topics covered range from the underground railroad to hip hop music. Other subjects include civil rights, education, health, literature, military, religion, slavery, sports, and women. From the Sonja Haynes Stone Center at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.
Links to readings, biographies, and historic sites. From Keele University School of Humanities.
Search the pages by “African American”. The search will yield numerous results ranging from literature to history to the sciences.
Selected Web resources related to African studies.
“An African search engine and Web portal that aims to increase the visibility of African resources, information and sites on the Internet. Search or browse by broad subject categories, or by individual African countries. Several inks to individual artists, illustrators, performers, and photographers; several links to galleries, museums, and current exhibitions, as well as media links to magazines, newspapers, radio and TV, and news providers.”