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Africa : Getting started with research   Tags: africa, african studies, african_studies  

A general subject guide to print and online sources available for the study and teaching of Africa.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Searching for KU Libraries' Resources

Search Option #1

    On the KU Libraries home page, click on Catalog, books & more.

Search Option #2

   On the KU Libraries home page, click on Get started.

   What am I Searching?

      Each search retrieves a number of resources, including the following:

  • Everything from the KU Libraries catalog : more than 4 million books, ebooks, videos, sound recordings, manuscripts, and more.
  • Full-text articles from more than 110,000 journals.
  • A growing collection of more than 66,000 images from the KU Libraries digital collections and beyond.
  • More than 7,700 articles and Open Access research from KU ScholarWorks, KU's institutional research repository.

To limit your results, choose just "articles" or "books."  Or set additional search limits on the left-hand column as appropriate for your search.


    Getting Started

    This introductory guide includes searching tips and library resources that have been selected for students who are beginning an Africa-related research topic.

    Watson Library

    The International & Area Studies Department of the University Libraries, including the office of the Librarian for African Studies, is located on the fifth floor of Watson Library.

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    Office hours: 9 am-4 pm Mon. - Thurs., 9 am - noon Friday.
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