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African Studies

This research guide describes local library resources as well as selected online resources


African_womanThis research guide is designed to help you find library resources on African Studies. It describes local library resources as well as selected Internet resources. Use it to find books, articles, statistics, news items, internet resources and other information relating to your research topic. If you have any questions or  comments about this guide you can contact me directly or use Need Help?

 If you are using the Guide off-campus, you will need to do a brief login to identify yourself as a member of Ohio University before you can use certain resources.

You can start your research with the ArticlePlus Search Box directly below


ArticlesPlus is a single database which searches the contents of more than 200 databases all at the same time. Using this one searchbox above, you can find items from:

  • All EBSCOhost databases that we have
  • All JSTOR journals that we have
  • ISI Web of Knowledge
  • Several newspaper databases
  • Our ALICE Catalog (books, videos, names of magazines, journals, and newspapers, and more)
  • ...and much more

ArticlesPlus does not include everything. We have numerous additional databases--including about two dozen from ProQuest--that are not included in ArticlesPlus. To find and connect to these, consult the Databases feature in ALICE.

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