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Access UN - about | terms of use - Index to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications
  • Coverage: 1944 to the present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=6

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Africa Past & Present: The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics - Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb host this frequently issued podcast about Africa. Topics range from culture to history to the environment and foreign policy. There is no particular focus on any one region or area. The onlin
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Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources - This guide to Africana on the internet, developed by Karen Fung for the Electronic Technology Group of the African Studies Association, provides an excellent gateway to Africana information. The site is searchable by topic, country, or keyword/phrase.
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Africa Studies World Wide Web - This gateway to internet resources is edited by Ali B. ali-Dinar, Ph.D. and supported by the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. It offers links to a variety of topical, organizational, and institutional websites. Most of the resourc
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Africa-Wide NiPAD - about | terms of use - Formerly called African Studies; contains over 1 million searchable records from the South African Studies and African Studies Databases.
  • Coverage: 19th Century to Present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2110755

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Africabib - Consists of three bibliographic databases: Africana Periodical Literature; African Women; and Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa.
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African Heritage and Archaeology (UCL Institute of Archaeology) - From University College London, this website collects publications on archaeological research in Africa without focusing on any particular region or group. Most of the documents are in PDF form, with a few in HTML.
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African Higher Education Research Online (AHERO) - Hosted by the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, this repository features items relating to all aspects of higher education. The majority of the content is from African scholars and all items are open-access.
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African Journals Online (AJOL) - AJOL includes information about each participating journal, including aims and scope, contact details, and general information. It also provides Tables of contents and abstracts (where available) for all articles published within these journals.
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African Journals Online (AJOL) - AJOL provides tables of contents and article abstracts (if available). It also includes information about each participating journal, including aims and scope, contact details, and general information.
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African Newspapers - about | terms of use - 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Coverage: 1800-1922
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=18856352

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African Studies Abstracts Online (ASA Online) - This index provides a quarterly overview of journal articles and edited works on Africa held by the African Studies Centre in Leiden, covering the humanities and social sciences. Succeeds the printed abstracts (shelved in Wells Research Stacks under DT1 .
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African Writers Series - about | terms of use - Provides full-text access fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fictional prose by African authors, based on Heinemann African Writers Series.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1954625

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Africaresource.com - From the Africa Resource Center, this user-friendly Web site covers various topics related to Africa and the African diaspora. Sections of this site are dedicated to e-journals, lists of authors and published works, African art, and poetry.
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Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922 - about | terms of use - A collection of books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, presenting a record of African American history, literature and culture
  • Coverage: 1535-1922
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=30477233

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AGRICOLA - about | terms of use - Bibliographic database of articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture.
  • Coverage: 15th century to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1217394

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Alexander Street Literature - about | terms of use - Searchable collection of creative writing of race, place, and gender.
  • Alternate Title: World Literature Online
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3824631

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Aluka Digital Library - about | terms of use - A variety of scholarly materials, including archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, and photographs.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3677489

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An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet - Developed by Peter Limb, African Studies bibliographer at Michigan State University, this gateway provides a large collection of Africana links. It is frequently updated and allows for a keyword search of the entire list using Google.
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- about | terms of use - Compiled by the Modern Humanities Research Association, ABELL contains more than 807,000 bibliographic records: monographs, articles, book reviews, essay collections, and dissertations published from 1920.
  • Alternate Title: ABELL
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=901735

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AnthroSource - about | terms of use - Current issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins as well as archived, full-text issues of all the AAA's journals, newsletters and bulletins.
  • Coverage: 1900s-present
  • Alternate Title: Anthro Source
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1854915

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AP Images - about | terms of use - An electronic library containing the AP's current photos and a selection of pictures from their 50 million image print and negative library. International in scope.
  • Coverage: 1840-present
  • Alternate Title: AP Photo Archive
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=22

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ArchiveGrid - about | terms of use - Provides access to online findings aids, detailed collection guides or inventories describing where an archival collection, how it's arranged, and what it contains.
  • Coverage: Catalog records and guides to archival collections from the Research Libraries Group
  • Alternate Title: Archival Resources
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=24

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Archives Online at Indiana University - about | terms of use - Finding aids (i.e., guides and inventories) to collections held in archives and libraries at Indiana University.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=615307

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ARTstor Images - about | terms of use - A digital image library of over 1,000,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.
  • Alternate Title: Image Database (ARTstor)
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3045974

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- about | terms of use - Citations to books, journal articles, and book reviews in all scholarly fields of religion, biblical studies, world religions, church history, religious perspectives on social issues.
  • Coverage: 1949-present
  • Alternate Title: Religion Database (ATLA)
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=586899

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Basler Afrika Bibliographien Working Papers - Full-text PDF documents of Working Papers from the BAB at the Namibia Resource Centre - Southern Africa Library in Basel, Switzerland.
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Biosis Previews - about | terms of use - Covers journal articles, conference papers, and other document types in the fields of biology, biochemistry, biophysics, botany, clinical and experimental medicine, microbiology, and zoology.
  • Coverage: 1969-present
  • Alternate Title: Biological Abstracts
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758953

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Black Drama - about | terms of use - When complete, will contain texts of 1,200 plays (many rare or out of print) written by over 100 playwrights from African diaspora countries.
  • Coverage: 1846 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=59554

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Black Short Fiction - about | terms of use - Works by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora compiled from literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors, some previously unpublished.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1494404

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Black Women Writers - about | terms of use - Full-text works by black women writers from the U.S. (18th century - 1970s), the Caribbean and Africa (second half of the 20th century).
  • Coverage: 1700s-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2328558

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British Newspapers 1600-1900 - about | terms of use - Comprehensive digital access to historic newspapers, newsbooks, ephemera and national & regional papers from British Isles.
  • Coverage: 1600-1900
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3677497

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British Periodicals - about | terms of use - Searchable full text of British periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.
  • Coverage: 1680s-1930s
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2982066

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Cascadilla Proceedings Project - The Project is an imprint of Cascadilla Press. It contains full-text proceedings from several recent Annual Conferences on African Linguistics.
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Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Catalog - The Center for Research Libraries Catalog provides access to the extensive collection of rare material.
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Chicago Manual of Style Online - about | terms of use - The electronic version of the classic guide to documentary style. 16th edition
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2384486

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Columbia Gazetteer of the World - about | terms of use - A dictionary of countries, states, cities, and regions, including rivers, mountains and other geographical features.
  • Coverage: 2001 edition
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=55

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Columbia International Affairs Online - about | terms of use - A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs, offering fulltext of working papers from research organizations, abstracts of foreign policy journal articles, etc.
  • Coverage: 1991 onward
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=56

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Columbia University Libraries: African Studies Internet Resources - This site, developed by Yuusuf Caruso, African Studies Librarian at Columbia, provides access to online journals and newspapers from or about Africa, an international directory to African studies scholars, and some Africana library collections in the U.S.
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- about | terms of use - CMMC incorporates "CommSearch" and "Mass Media Articles Index" plus additional journals in the fields of communication and mass media, over 200 journals available in full-text.
  • Coverage: 1915 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758947

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Community Video Education Trust: Documentary Footage of the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa - A digital archive of videos taken in South Africa in the late 1980s and early 1990s covering the peak of resistance to apartheid.
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Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 - about | terms of use - Official British government correspondence concerning Africa from the Foreign Office and the Colonial Office
  • Coverage: Nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=30291673

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Danish Institute for International Studies - Dozens of working papers, technical reports, book chapters, and articles are available online from the DIIS. Many are in English, although some are only in Danish.
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DIDO Image Bank - about | terms of use - c.60,000 images of art, architecture and world cultures, from the Fine Arts Visual Resources Center and licensed sources. Available system-wide. Some images are IUB only.
  • Coverage: N/A
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=70

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Digital Library of the Commons - about | terms of use - A gateway to the international literature on the commons, common-pool resources and common property.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=529076

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Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology Online - about | terms of use - International index of dissertations about all aspects of classical, popular, and world music. Includes dissertations in progress as well as completed.
  • Coverage: From earliest dissertations to the present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38614

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EBSCO eBook Collection - about | terms of use - A collection of over 6,000 full text books in a variety of subject areas, fully searchable by author, title, and keyword.
  • Coverage: varies
  • Alternate Title: netLibrary
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=163

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- about | terms of use - Covers journal articles, books, and dissertations, articles in collective works, conference proceedings and essay volumes. Subjects include book reviews, business, economics, finance, industry and statistics
  • Coverage: 1969-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=79

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eHRAF Archaeology - about | terms of use - A full-text database of information on archaeological traditions (prehistoric cultures) around the world.
  • Coverage: prehistory
  • Alternate Title: eHRAF Collection of Archaeology
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=644177

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Empire Online - about | terms of use - Contains over 70,000 images of original manuscripts (including biographies and chronologies) and printed materials covering Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceana, and South Asia.
  • Coverage: 1492-1962
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1091179

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Encyclopaedia of Islam - about | terms of use - The standard, authoritative encyclopedia on the religion of Islam and the Islamicate world. Online edition of print version published 1954-2003. B-Main, Reference Collection DS37.E52.
  • Coverage: Comprehensive coverage of Islamic civilization from its beginnings to the present.
  • Alternate Title: EI
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=644167

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Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology - about | terms of use - Examination of concepts, technologies, policies, training, and applications of ICT in support of economic and regional developments around the globe
  • Coverage: 2006
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2058680

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Europa World Plus - about | terms of use - Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Includes contact information for officials and features information on over 1,700 international organizations.
  • Coverage: Current edition only. Statistical information covers several years.
  • Alternate Title: Europa World Year Book
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273824

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Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports 1941-1996 - about | terms of use - FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world
  • Coverage: 1941-1995 [1941-1958 pending]
  • Alternate Title: FBIS Fulltext
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=5299346

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FRANCIS - about | terms of use - A multidisciplinary, multilingual research tool, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST). French, English, other languages.
  • Coverage: 1984-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=96

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Francophone Africa - Part of the Indiana University Library reference department page on French resources, this site contains many useful links for the study and research of Francophone Africa. The majority of the websites included focus on current events, humanities, and so
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Gale Virtual Reference Library - about | terms of use - Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=21359195

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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online - about | terms of use - Comprehensive online encyclopedia devoted to world music research. Contains the full text of the 10-volume print encyclopedia.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3175125

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Geology of Liberia: A Selected Bibliography of Liberian Geology, Geography and Earth Science (by R. Lee Hadden) - Revised, expanded and updated through 2006. A bibliography on the water and geological information of Liberia. It brings together selected citations from a variety of resources and collections.
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- about | terms of use - Index to earth science articles in journals and books, as well as books, maps, government publications, conference proceedings, technical reports, theses and dissertations.
  • Coverage: North America 1693-present; and the World 1933-present.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758951

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Global Development Finance - about | terms of use - World Bank publication that tracks the annual movement of international capital flows to developing countries.
  • Coverage: 1960-
  • Alternate Title: GDF
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=472294

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Global Music Archive - The Global Music Archive, provided by Vanderbilt University, is a multi-media reference archive and resource center for the traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas. Among the resources available through the website is the
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Google Books Search - about | terms of use - A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2918985

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Google Scholar - about | terms of use - Special version of Google's index to scholarly content on the web. Connects to full-text resources available to IU users. Requires sign-on for off-campus use.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758946

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H-Africa Network Homepage - An important international interdisciplinary electronic discussion group, H-Africa's homepage links to current and past discussion threads and forums; conference announcements; archival collections in the U.S., Europe, and Africa; lists of recent Africana
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- about | terms of use - Index to journals, chapters and theses about world history, 1450 to present. Consult America: History and Life for coverage of U.S. and Canada.
  • Coverage: 1954-present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=109

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Historical Papers, Wits University - Historical Papers has published 544 inventories of collections of papers on the new website. Many of these collections have rarely been viewed by researchers or members of the public.
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Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa) Press - The HSRC Press provides nearly all of its works for free online as a way of spreading high-quality social science research information from Africa abroad.
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IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur - about | terms of use - Multidisciplinary index to articles predominately in the German language with some citations in English, French and other languages.
  • Coverage: 1984 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=114

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ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) - about | terms of use - ICPSR supplies the numeric raw data from a variety of sources, including survey research, censuses, and administrative records.
  • Alternate Title: ICPSR DIRECT
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=500449

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Index Islamicus - about | terms of use - Bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world.
  • Coverage: 1906-
  • Alternate Title: Quarterly Index Islamicus
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=615306

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Institute for Security Studies (South Africa) - The ISS supports research on a diverse set of security issues, including: traditional state-centric national security, human rights, good governance (political and economic), crime, justice, refugee movements and internal displacement, and food security.
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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences - about | terms of use - Indexes anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology, and interdisciplinary research in social sciences.
  • Coverage: 1981-present
  • Alternate Title: IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758952

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International Encyclopedia of Dance - about | terms of use - Covers the full spectrum of dance: theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance
  • Coverage: based on the 2003 edition of the print version
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2497148

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics - about | terms of use - Covers a wide range of topics in linguistics
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2497152

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International Financial Statistics (IFS) - about | terms of use - IFS is a monthly publication providing international and domestic finance for most countries of the world. IFS Online is cumulative and interactive.
  • Coverage: 1948 to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=500448

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International Index to Black Periodicals - about | terms of use - Index to bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters and full-text coverage of 24 core Black Studies periodicals.
  • Coverage: Mixed -- see content notes below
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=131

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International Political Science Abstracts - about | terms of use - Indexes the world's leading journals in political science, including nearly 900 journals.
  • Coverage: 1989 to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1712304

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Intute: Arts & Humanities - African Studies - This portal provides access to Intute's catalogue of online arts & humanities resources. It includes topics such as historical and philosophical studies, literature, and linguistics, among many others. There is more Africana content available by searchi
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Islam in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa - Contains over 4,300 references to secondary literature in European languages about Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa (1960 to 2005). Many entries have abstracts. Prepared in conjunction with the African Studies Centre / Centre d’Etude d’Afrique
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- about | terms of use - The Indiana University online catalog.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38591

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IUScholarworks: African Studies Program - A collection of documents published by Indiana University scholars on the topic of African Studies. More Africana content can be found in other areas of IUScholarworks.
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- about | terms of use - Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.
  • Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=141

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Keesing's Online - about | terms of use - Keesing's Online is an authoritative monthly digest of worldwide political, diplomatic and economic affairs.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1904355

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Kenya Indexing Project - Online index of articles published in Nairobi newspapers. The focus of the articles indexed includes culture, law/governance, reproductive health, and other topics about which information is difficult to obtain.
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- about | terms of use - Organized into 5 categories, LexisNexis includes articles from international newspapers, magazines, transcripts, legal research and medical journals.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=145

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Liberation Movement in Africa and African America - about | terms of use - FBI surveillance files: African Liberation Support Committee and All African People's Revolutionary Party
  • Coverage: 1970-1985
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=21823580

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Liberian Geological Bibliography by Lee Hadden - A bibliography on the water and geological information of Liberia. It brings together selected citations from a variety of resources and collections.
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- about | terms of use - Indexes material in modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore.
  • Coverage: 1963-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=159

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MyiLibrary - about | terms of use - Ebook platform offering desktop access to eContent Collections.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=4279655

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Nordic Africa Institute - A number of monographs, policy papers, political studies, and development papers are available through this website from the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Sweden. Many are available in PDF format.
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Nuer Field Notes - about | terms of use - Work done by Eleanor Vandevort, a missionary in South Sudan from 1949 through 1963
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273818

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OECDiLibrary - about | terms of use - Online portal for Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development publications issued since 1998, including statistics.
  • Coverage: 2000 -
  • Alternate Title: SourceOECD
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=189

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OpenDOAR: Africa - DOAR (Directory of Open-Access Repositories) offers a browsable list of digital repositories organized by country.
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Oxford bibliographies online. African Studies - about | terms of use - An extensive bibliography compiled by scholars and experts in African Studies and related fields.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=34248103

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online - about | terms of use - Features authoritative reference content and scholarly commentary on Islamic history, the faith and concepts of Islam, the people, tenets and practices, politics, culture, and more.
  • Alternate Title: OISO
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=12229296

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PAIS International - about | terms of use - Index to articles, books, studies, selected official documents and other resources on public policy issues, public administration, law, politics and government
  • Coverage: 1972-present
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Passport GMID: Global Market Information Database - about | terms of use - In-depth reports on consumer, industrial, and service markets around the world, searchable by industry, country, consumer, company, and geographic region.
  • Coverage: 1999-present
  • Alternate Title: GMID: Global Market Information Database
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3975366

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PIVOT - about | terms of use - Database of funding opportunities for research.
  • Coverage: 1994-
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Polling the Nations - about | terms of use - Public opinion surveys conducted by polling organizations in the United States and other countries.
  • Coverage: 1986 to the present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=171

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Population Index on the Web - about | terms of use - Web access to Population Index, reference source offering citations and links to demographic and population literature.
  • Coverage: 1986 to 2000
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=172

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- about | terms of use - Includes nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers, in full-text.
  • Coverage: Varies, mostly from 1995 onward
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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses @ CIC Institutions - about | terms of use - ProQuest/UMI's database of dissertations from the 13 universities in the CIC Consortium including the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Coverage: 1876 - (citations); 1980 - (abstracts); 1997 - (full text)
  • Alternate Title: Dissertations and Theses @ CIC Institutions
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=22295058

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: A&I - about | terms of use - Comprehensive source for information on doctoral dissertations from universities in the United States and Canada. It also indexes a small number of master's theses.
  • Coverage: Citations only from 1861- present; from 1980 to present, 350-word abstracts are included on dissertations; from 1988 to present, 150-word abstracts are included on Master's theses; full text is available from 1997 to the present.
  • Alternate Title: Dissertations and Theses: A&I
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=73

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Publishing, Books & Reading in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Bibliography - about | terms of use - All segments of publishing and the book trade in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Coverage: 1980 to present, with some earlier materials
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=32932731

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PubMed - about | terms of use - Biomedical citations and abstracts (MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE) from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Additional citations, approximately 1% of the database, are from other sources.
  • Coverage: 1947-
  • Alternate Title: Medline
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Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature - Created by The Library of Congress Office in Nairobi, contains over 300 selected periodicals which are acquired regularly from 29 African countries.
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RDS Business Reference Suite - about | terms of use - Index of 1,400 leading worldwide business sources, plus tens of thousands of tables with strategic data.
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  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=176

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Senate House Libraries: Archives and Manuscripts (University of London) - This online catalog provides access to a range of extraordinarily diverse materials, covering many different aspects of world history stretching more than 1000 years, with former British colonies in Africa well-represented.
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive - about | terms of use - Documents concerning slavery and the slave trade
  • Coverage: 17th-20th centuries
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SOAS Research Online - This repository features articles, books, chapters, datasets, theses, and more from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. All materials are open-access.
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South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy - Containing extensive video interviews, documents, images, essays and more, this website seeks to explore the transition from apartheid to democracy in South Africa.
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Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) - Created in 2007, SARUA publishes a variety of reports, surveys, and other research on higher education in Southern Africa. The SARUA membership covers 15 countries, as far north as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania and includes Madagascar
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The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho - A descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Colored and Indian newspapers, newsletters and magazines 1836-1976 (Published 1979)
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The Kenya Indexing Project - Online index of articles published in Nairobi newspapers. The focus of the articles indexed includes culture, law/governance, reproductive health, and other topics about which information is difficult to obtain.
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The Nordic Africa Institute - A number of policy papers, political studies, and development papers are available through this website from the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Sweden. All are in PDF format.
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UCL Institute of Archaeology - From University College London, this website collects publications on archaeological research in Africa without focusing on any particular region or group. Most of the documents are in PDF form, with a few in HTML.
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UN Commodity Trade Statistics Database - about | terms of use - Country statistics of trade for 5 Key variables: Reporter, Commodity, Partner, Year and Trade Flow.
  • Coverage: 1962 to date
  • Alternate Title: UN Comtrade
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UNdata - about | terms of use - Database covering selected data series from 20 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.
  • Coverage: 1980s, but varies
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University of London Research Library Services Archives and Manuscripts - This on-line catalogue provides access to a range extraordinarily diverse materials, covering many different aspects of world history over more than 1,000 years, with former British c
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USAID Publications on Africa - This website provides a collection of publications by the US Agency for International Development. Topics are wide-ranging, but nearly always have a development-oriented perspective.
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USAID's Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) - This website provides a collection of publications by the US Agency for International Development. Topics are wide-ranging, but nearly always have a development-oriented perspective.
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WDI Online - about | terms of use - Statistical database featuring economic, social, environmental data since 1960 for countries of the world.
  • Coverage: 1960-present
  • Alternate Title: World Development Indicators Online
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=472293

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- about | terms of use - An interface that allows cross-searching of Web of Science, BIOSIS Previews, Medline, Zoological Record, and JCR. Not all fields from individual databases are included.
  • Coverage: 1955-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=203

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Wiley Online Library - about | terms of use - Provides access to over 3 million journal articles, online books, major reference works, and leading industry databases.
  • Coverage: NA
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3312745

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World Bank e-Library - about | terms of use - Online access to publications of the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development).
  • Coverage: Late 1980's to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=976210

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World News Connection - about | terms of use - World News Conenction is translated news from overseas sources.
  • Coverage: 1995 to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=11398945

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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - about | terms of use - Merged backfile of Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI. Abstracts and indexes journals in political science, international relations, law, public administration and policy.
  • Coverage: 1975-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=207

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Writing in Nine Tongues - A comprehensive catalogue of youth literature & Readers in African languages for South Africa created by the Publishers Association of South Africa. Languages include Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, Swati, Venda, Tsonga, and Ndebele.
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Zambia Maps - about | terms of use - IUB Libraries map collection includes several sheets of topographic maps for Zambia as well as these digitized sheets.
  • Alternate Title: Digital Zambia Topographic Maps
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Africa Past & Present: The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics - Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb host this frequently issued podcast about Africa. Topics range from culture to history to the environment and foreign policy. There is no particular focus on any one region or area. The onlin
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Africabib - Consists of three bibliographic databases: Africana Periodical Literature; African Women; and Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa.
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African Heritage and Archaeology (UCL Institute of Archaeology) - From University College London, this website collects publications on archaeological research in Africa without focusing on any particular region or group. Most of the documents are in PDF form, with a few in HTML.
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African Journals Online (AJOL) - AJOL provides tables of contents and article abstracts (if available). It also includes information about each participating journal, including aims and scope, contact details, and general information.
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African Newspapers - about | terms of use - 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Coverage: 1800-1922
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=18856352

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African Studies Abstracts Online (ASA Online) - This index provides a quarterly overview of journal articles and edited works on Africa held by the African Studies Centre in Leiden, covering the humanities and social sciences. Succeeds the printed abstracts (shelved in Wells Research Stacks under DT1 .
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African Writers Series - about | terms of use - Provides full-text access fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fictional prose by African authors, based on Heinemann African Writers Series.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1954625

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Aluka Digital Library - about | terms of use - A variety of scholarly materials, including archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, and photographs.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3677489

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Basler Afrika Bibliographien Working Papers - Full-text PDF documents of Working Papers from the BAB at the Namibia Resource Centre - Southern Africa Library in Basel, Switzerland.
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Black Drama - about | terms of use - When complete, will contain texts of 1,200 plays (many rare or out of print) written by over 100 playwrights from African diaspora countries.
  • Coverage: 1846 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=59554

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Black Short Fiction - about | terms of use -
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Black Women Writers - about | terms of use - Full-text works by black women writers from the U.S. (18th century - 1970s), the Caribbean and Africa (second half of the 20th century).
  • Coverage: 1700s-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2328558

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British Periodicals - about | terms of use - Searchable full text of British periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.
  • Coverage: 1680s-1930s
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2982066

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Cascadilla Proceedings Project - The Project is an imprint of Cascadilla Press. It contains full-text proceedings from several recent Annual Conferences on African Linguistics.
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- about | terms of use - CMMC incorporates "CommSearch" and "Mass Media Articles Index" plus additional journals in the fields of communication and mass media, over 200 journals available in full-text.
  • Coverage: 1915 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758947

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Community Video Education Trust: Documentary Footage of the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa - A digital archive of videos taken in South Africa in the late 1980s and early 1990s covering the peak of resistance to apartheid.
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Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 - about | terms of use - Official British government correspondence concerning Africa from the Foreign Office and the Colonial Office
  • Coverage: Nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=30291673

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Danish Institute for International Studies - Dozens of working papers, technical reports, book chapters, and articles are available online from the DIIS. Many are in English, although some are only in Danish.
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Global Music Archive - The Global Music Archive, provided by Vanderbilt University, is a multi-media reference archive and resource center for the traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas. Among the resources available through the website is the
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Google Books Search - about | terms of use - A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2918985

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Google Scholar - about | terms of use - Special version of Google's index to scholarly content on the web. Connects to full-text resources available to IU users. Requires sign-on for off-campus use.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758946

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Historical Papers, Wits University - Historical Papers has published 544 inventories of collections of papers on the new website. Many of these collections have rarely been viewed by researchers or members of the public.
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Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa) Press - The HSRC Press provides nearly all of its works for free online as a way of spreading high-quality social science research information from Africa abroad.
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Institute for Security Studies (South Africa) - The ISS supports research on a diverse set of security issues, including: traditional state-centric national security, human rights, good governance (political and economic), crime, justice, refugee movements and internal displacement, and food security.
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International Index to Black Periodicals - about | terms of use -
  • Coverage: Mixed -- see content notes below
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=131

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Islam in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa - Contains over 4,300 references to secondary literature in European languages about Islam in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa (1960 to 2005). Many entries have abstracts. Prepared in conjunction with the African Studies Centre / Centre d’Etude d’Afrique
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- about | terms of use -
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38591

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IUScholarworks: African Studies Program - A collection of documents published by Indiana University scholars on the topic of African Studies. More Africana content can be found in other areas of IUScholarworks.
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Kenya Indexing Project - Online index of articles published in Nairobi newspapers. The focus of the articles indexed includes culture, law/governance, reproductive health, and other topics about which information is difficult to obtain.
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Liberation Movement in Africa and African America - about | terms of use - FBI surveillance files: African Liberation Support Committee and All African People's Revolutionary Party
  • Coverage: 1970-1985
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=21823580

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Liberian Geological Bibliography by Lee Hadden - A bibliography on the water and geological information of Liberia. It brings together selected citations from a variety of resources and collections.
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Nordic Africa Institute - A number of monographs, policy papers, political studies, and development papers are available through this website from the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Sweden. Many are available in PDF format.
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Nuer Field Notes - about | terms of use - Work done by Eleanor Vandevort, a missionary in South Sudan from 1949 through 1963
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273818

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Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature - Created by The Library of Congress Office in Nairobi, contains over 300 selected periodicals which are acquired regularly from 29 African countries.
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Senate House Libraries: Archives and Manuscripts (University of London) - This online catalog provides access to a range of extraordinarily diverse materials, covering many different aspects of world history stretching more than 1000 years, with former British colonies in Africa well-represented.
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive - about | terms of use - Documents concerning slavery and the slave trade
  • Coverage: 17th-20th centuries
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=13737632

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South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy - Containing extensive video interviews, documents, images, essays and more, this website seeks to explore the transition from apartheid to democracy in South Africa.
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Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) - Created in 2007, SARUA publishes a variety of reports, surveys, and other research on higher education in Southern Africa. The SARUA membership covers 15 countries, as far north as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania and includes Madagascar
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The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho - A descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Colored and Indian newspapers, newsletters and magazines 1836-1976 (Published 1979)
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The Kenya Indexing Project - Online index of articles published in Nairobi newspapers. The focus of the articles indexed includes culture, law/governance, reproductive health, and other topics about which information is difficult to obtain.
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The Nordic Africa Institute - A number of policy papers, political studies, and development papers are available through this website from the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Sweden. All are in PDF format.
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UCL Institute of Archaeology - From University College London, this website collects publications on archaeological research in Africa without focusing on any particular region or group. Most of the documents are in PDF form, with a few in HTML.
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University of London Research Library Services Archives and Manuscripts - This on-line catalogue provides access to a range extraordinarily diverse materials, covering many different aspects of world history over more than 1,000 years, with former British c
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USAID Publications on Africa - This website provides a collection of publications by the US Agency for International Development. Topics are wide-ranging, but nearly always have a development-oriented perspective.
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USAID's Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) - This website provides a collection of publications by the US Agency for International Development. Topics are wide-ranging, but nearly always have a development-oriented perspective.
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Writing in Nine Tongues - A comprehensive catalogue of youth literature & Readers in African languages for South Africa created by the Publishers Association of South Africa. Languages include Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, Swati, Venda, Tsonga, and Ndebele.
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Zambia Maps - about | terms of use - IUB Libraries map collection includes several sheets of topographic maps for Zambia as well as these digitized sheets.
  • Alternate Title: Digital Zambia Topographic Maps
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=24149379

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Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922 - about | terms of use - A collection of books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, presenting a record of African American history, literature and culture
  • Coverage: 1535-1922
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=30477233

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Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Catalog - The Center for Research Libraries Catalog provides access to the extensive collection of rare material.
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EBSCO eBook Collection - about | terms of use - A collection of over 6,000 full text books in a variety of subject areas, fully searchable by author, title, and keyword.
  • Coverage: varies
  • Alternate Title: netLibrary
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=163

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OECDiLibrary - about | terms of use - Online portal for Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development publications issued since 1998, including statistics.
  • Coverage: 2000 -
  • Alternate Title: SourceOECD
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=189

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PIVOT - about | terms of use - Database of funding opportunities for research.
  • Coverage: 1994-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=25737348


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Alexander Street Literature - about | terms of use - Searchable collection of creative writing of race, place, and gender.
  • Alternate Title: World Literature Online
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3824631

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Aluka Digital Library - about | terms of use - A variety of scholarly materials, including archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, and photographs.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3677489

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- about | terms of use - Compiled by the Modern Humanities Research Association, ABELL contains more than 807,000 bibliographic records: monographs, articles, book reviews, essay collections, and dissertations published from 1920.
  • Alternate Title: ABELL
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=901735

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AnthroSource - about | terms of use - Current issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins as well as archived, full-text issues of all the AAA's journals, newsletters and bulletins.
  • Coverage: 1900s-present
  • Alternate Title: Anthro Source
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1854915

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AP Images - about | terms of use - An electronic library containing the AP's current photos and a selection of pictures from their 50 million image print and negative library. International in scope.
  • Coverage: 1840-present
  • Alternate Title: AP Photo Archive
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=22

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ArchiveGrid - about | terms of use - Provides access to online findings aids, detailed collection guides or inventories describing where an archival collection, how it's arranged, and what it contains.
  • Coverage: Catalog records and guides to archival collections from the Research Libraries Group
  • Alternate Title: Archival Resources
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=24

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Archives Online at Indiana University - about | terms of use - Finding aids (i.e., guides and inventories) to collections held in archives and libraries at Indiana University.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=615307

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ARTstor Images - about | terms of use - A digital image library of over 1,000,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.
  • Alternate Title: Image Database (ARTstor)
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- about | terms of use - Citations to books, journal articles, and book reviews in all scholarly fields of religion, biblical studies, world religions, church history, religious perspectives on social issues.
  • Coverage: 1949-present
  • Alternate Title: Religion Database (ATLA)
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=586899

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Basler Afrika Bibliographien Working Papers - Full-text PDF documents of Working Papers from the BAB at the Namibia Resource Centre - Southern Africa Library in Basel, Switzerland.
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Black Drama - about | terms of use - When complete, will contain texts of 1,200 plays (many rare or out of print) written by over 100 playwrights from African diaspora countries.
  • Coverage: 1846 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=59554

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Black Short Fiction - about | terms of use - Works by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora compiled from literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors, some previously unpublished.
  • Coverage: varies
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Black Women Writers - about | terms of use - Full-text works by black women writers from the U.S. (18th century - 1970s), the Caribbean and Africa (second half of the 20th century).
  • Coverage: 1700s-
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British Newspapers 1600-1900 - about | terms of use - Comprehensive digital access to historic newspapers, newsbooks, ephemera and national & regional papers from British Isles.
  • Coverage: 1600-1900
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British Periodicals - about | terms of use - Searchable full text of British periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.
  • Coverage: 1680s-1930s
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Cascadilla Proceedings Project - The Project is an imprint of Cascadilla Press. It contains full-text proceedings from several recent Annual Conferences on African Linguistics.
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Chicago Manual of Style Online - about | terms of use - The electronic version of the classic guide to documentary style. 16th edition
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2384486

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DIDO Image Bank - about | terms of use - c.60,000 images of art, architecture and world cultures, from the Fine Arts Visual Resources Center and licensed sources. Available system-wide. Some images are IUB only.
  • Coverage: N/A
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Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology Online - about | terms of use - International index of dissertations about all aspects of classical, popular, and world music. Includes dissertations in progress as well as completed.
  • Coverage: From earliest dissertations to the present
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eHRAF Archaeology - about | terms of use - A full-text database of information on archaeological traditions (prehistoric cultures) around the world.
  • Coverage: prehistory
  • Alternate Title: eHRAF Collection of Archaeology
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=644177

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Empire Online - about | terms of use - Contains over 70,000 images of original manuscripts (including biographies and chronologies) and printed materials covering Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceana, and South Asia.
  • Coverage: 1492-1962
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1091179

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Encyclopaedia of Islam - about | terms of use - The standard, authoritative encyclopedia on the religion of Islam and the Islamicate world. Online edition of print version published 1954-2003. B-Main, Reference Collection DS37.E52.
  • Coverage: Comprehensive coverage of Islamic civilization from its beginnings to the present.
  • Alternate Title: EI
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FRANCIS - about | terms of use - A multidisciplinary, multilingual research tool, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST). French, English, other languages.
  • Coverage: 1984-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=96

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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online - about | terms of use - Comprehensive online encyclopedia devoted to world music research. Contains the full text of the 10-volume print encyclopedia.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3175125

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Google Books Search - about | terms of use - A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned.
  • Coverage: Varies
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Google Scholar - about | terms of use - Special version of Google's index to scholarly content on the web. Connects to full-text resources available to IU users. Requires sign-on for off-campus use.
  • Coverage: Varies
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- about | terms of use - Index to journals, chapters and theses about world history, 1450 to present. Consult America: History and Life for coverage of U.S. and Canada.
  • Coverage: 1954-present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=109

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Historical Papers, Wits University - Historical Papers has published 544 inventories of collections of papers on the new website. Many of these collections have rarely been viewed by researchers or members of the public.
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IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur - about | terms of use - Multidisciplinary index to articles predominately in the German language with some citations in English, French and other languages.
  • Coverage: 1984 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=114

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Index Islamicus - about | terms of use - Bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world.
  • Coverage: 1906-
  • Alternate Title: Quarterly Index Islamicus
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=615306

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International Encyclopedia of Dance - about | terms of use - Covers the full spectrum of dance: theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance
  • Coverage: based on the 2003 edition of the print version
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2497148

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics - about | terms of use - Covers a wide range of topics in linguistics
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International Index to Black Periodicals - about | terms of use - Index to bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters and full-text coverage of 24 core Black Studies periodicals.
  • Coverage: Mixed -- see content notes below
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=131

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- about | terms of use - The Indiana University online catalog.
  • Coverage: Varies
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- about | terms of use - Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.
  • Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=141

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- about | terms of use - Indexes material in modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore.
  • Coverage: 1963-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=159

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MyiLibrary - about | terms of use - Ebook platform offering desktop access to eContent Collections.
  • Coverage: Varies
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Nuer Field Notes - about | terms of use - Work done by Eleanor Vandevort, a missionary in South Sudan from 1949 through 1963
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273818

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PAIS International - about | terms of use -
  • Coverage: 1972-present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=168

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- about | terms of use - Includes nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers, in full-text.
  • Coverage: Varies, mostly from 1995 onward
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=173

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: A&I - about | terms of use -
  • Coverage: Citations only from 1861- present; from 1980 to present, 350-word abstracts are included on dissertations; from 1988 to present, 150-word abstracts are included on Master's theses; full text is available from 1997 to the present.
  • Alternate Title: Dissertations and Theses: A&I
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=73

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RDS Business Reference Suite - about | terms of use - Index of 1,400 leading worldwide business sources, plus tens of thousands of tables with strategic data.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=176

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The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho - A descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Colored and Indian newspapers, newsletters and magazines 1836-1976 (Published 1979)
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The Nordic Africa Institute - A number of policy papers, political studies, and development papers are available through this website from the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Sweden. All are in PDF format.
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Wiley Online Library - about | terms of use - Provides access to over 3 million journal articles, online books, major reference works, and leading industry databases.
  • Coverage: NA
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3312745

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African Higher Education Research Online (AHERO) - Hosted by the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, this repository features items relating to all aspects of higher education. The majority of the content is from African scholars and all items are open-access.
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Geology of Liberia: A Selected Bibliography of Liberian Geology, Geography and Earth Science (by R. Lee Hadden) - Revised, expanded and updated through 2006. A bibliography on the water and geological information of Liberia. It brings together selected citations from a variety of resources and collections.
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ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) - about | terms of use - ICPSR supplies the numeric raw data from a variety of sources, including survey research, censuses, and administrative records.
  • Alternate Title: ICPSR DIRECT
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=500449

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OpenDOAR: Africa - DOAR (Directory of Open-Access Repositories) offers a browsable list of digital repositories organized by country.
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Oxford Islamic Studies Online - about | terms of use - Features authoritative reference content and scholarly commentary on Islamic history, the faith and concepts of Islam, the people, tenets and practices, politics, culture, and more.
  • Alternate Title: OISO
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=12229296

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses @ CIC Institutions - about | terms of use - ProQuest/UMI's database of dissertations from the 13 universities in the CIC Consortium including the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Coverage: 1876 - (citations); 1980 - (abstracts); 1997 - (full text)
  • Alternate Title: Dissertations and Theses @ CIC Institutions
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=22295058

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PubMed - about | terms of use - Biomedical citations and abstracts (MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE) from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Additional citations, approximately 1% of the database, are from other sources.
  • Coverage: 1947-
  • Alternate Title: Medline
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1577183

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SOAS Research Online - This repository features articles, books, chapters, datasets, theses, and more from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. All materials are open-access.
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World News Connection - about | terms of use - World News Conenction is translated news from overseas sources.
  • Coverage: 1995 to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=11398945


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African Journals Online (AJOL) - AJOL includes information about each participating journal, including aims and scope, contact details, and general information. It also provides Tables of contents and abstracts (where available) for all articles published within these journals.
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AGRICOLA - about | terms of use - Bibliographic database of articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture.
  • Coverage: 15th century to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1217394

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Aluka Digital Library - about | terms of use - A variety of scholarly materials, including archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, and photographs.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3677489

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AP Images - about | terms of use - An electronic library containing the AP's current photos and a selection of pictures from their 50 million image print and negative library. International in scope.
  • Coverage: 1840-present
  • Alternate Title: AP Photo Archive
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=22

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Archives Online at Indiana University - about | terms of use - Finding aids (i.e., guides and inventories) to collections held in archives and libraries at Indiana University.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=615307

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Biosis Previews - about | terms of use - Covers journal articles, conference papers, and other document types in the fields of biology, biochemistry, biophysics, botany, clinical and experimental medicine, microbiology, and zoology.
  • Coverage: 1969-present
  • Alternate Title: Biological Abstracts
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758953

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Chicago Manual of Style Online - about | terms of use - The electronic version of the classic guide to documentary style. 16th edition
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2384486

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Columbia Gazetteer of the World - about | terms of use - A dictionary of countries, states, cities, and regions, including rivers, mountains and other geographical features.
  • Coverage: 2001 edition
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=55

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Digital Library of the Commons - about | terms of use - A gateway to the international literature on the commons, common-pool resources and common property.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=529076

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Europa World Plus - about | terms of use - Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Includes contact information for officials and features information on over 1,700 international organizations.
  • Coverage: Current edition only. Statistical information covers several years.
  • Alternate Title: Europa World Year Book
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273824

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FRANCIS - about | terms of use - A multidisciplinary, multilingual research tool, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST). French, English, other languages.
  • Coverage: 1984-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=96

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- about | terms of use - Index to earth science articles in journals and books, as well as books, maps, government publications, conference proceedings, technical reports, theses and dissertations.
  • Coverage: North America 1693-present; and the World 1933-present.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758951

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Google Books Search - about | terms of use - A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2918985

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Google Scholar - about | terms of use - Special version of Google's index to scholarly content on the web. Connects to full-text resources available to IU users. Requires sign-on for off-campus use.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758946

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- about | terms of use - The Indiana University online catalog.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38591

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- about | terms of use - Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.
  • Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=141

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- about | terms of use - Organized into 5 categories, LexisNexis includes articles from international newspapers, magazines, transcripts, legal research and medical journals.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=145

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Liberian Geological Bibliography by Lee Hadden - A bibliography on the water and geological information of Liberia. It brings together selected citations from a variety of resources and collections.
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MyiLibrary - about | terms of use - Ebook platform offering desktop access to eContent Collections.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=4279655

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- about | terms of use - Includes nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers, in full-text.
  • Coverage: Varies, mostly from 1995 onward
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=173

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: A&I - about | terms of use - Comprehensive source for information on doctoral dissertations from universities in the United States and Canada. It also indexes a small number of master's theses.
  • Coverage: Citations only from 1861- present; from 1980 to present, 350-word abstracts are included on dissertations; from 1988 to present, 150-word abstracts are included on Master's theses; full text is available from 1997 to the present.
  • Alternate Title: Dissertations and Theses: A&I
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=73

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Wiley Online Library - about | terms of use - Provides access to over 3 million journal articles, online books, major reference works, and leading industry databases.
  • Coverage: NA
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3312745


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Access UN - about | terms of use - Index to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications
  • Coverage: 1944 to the present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=6

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Africa-Wide NiPAD - about | terms of use - Formerly called African Studies; contains over 1 million searchable records from the South African Studies and African Studies Databases.
  • Coverage: 19th Century to Present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2110755

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African Journals Online (AJOL) - AJOL includes information about each participating journal, including aims and scope, contact details, and general information. It also provides Tables of contents and abstracts (where available) for all articles published within these journals.
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AnthroSource - about | terms of use - Current issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins as well as archived, full-text issues of all the AAA's journals, newsletters and bulletins.
  • Coverage: 1900s-present
  • Alternate Title: Anthro Source
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1854915

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AP Images - about | terms of use - An electronic library containing the AP's current photos and a selection of pictures from their 50 million image print and negative library. International in scope.
  • Coverage: 1840-present
  • Alternate Title: AP Photo Archive
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=22

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Archives Online at Indiana University - about | terms of use - Finding aids (i.e., guides and inventories) to collections held in archives and libraries at Indiana University.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=615307

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Basler Afrika Bibliographien Working Papers - Full-text PDF documents of Working Papers from the BAB at the Namibia Resource Centre - Southern Africa Library in Basel, Switzerland.
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Cascadilla Proceedings Project - The Project is an imprint of Cascadilla Press. It contains full-text proceedings from several recent Annual Conferences on African Linguistics.
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Chicago Manual of Style Online - about | terms of use - The electronic version of the classic guide to documentary style. 16th edition
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2384486

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Columbia International Affairs Online - about | terms of use - A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs, offering fulltext of working papers from research organizations, abstracts of foreign policy journal articles, etc.
  • Coverage: 1991 onward
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=56

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- about | terms of use - CMMC incorporates "CommSearch" and "Mass Media Articles Index" plus additional journals in the fields of communication and mass media, over 200 journals available in full-text.
  • Coverage: 1915 - present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758947

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Danish Institute for International Studies - Dozens of working papers, technical reports, book chapters, and articles are available online from the DIIS. Many are in English, although some are only in Danish.
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Digital Library of the Commons - about | terms of use - A gateway to the international literature on the commons, common-pool resources and common property.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=529076

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- about | terms of use - Covers journal articles, books, and dissertations, articles in collective works, conference proceedings and essay volumes. Subjects include book reviews, business, economics, finance, industry and statistics
  • Coverage: 1969-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=79

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eHRAF Archaeology - about | terms of use - A full-text database of information on archaeological traditions (prehistoric cultures) around the world.
  • Coverage: prehistory
  • Alternate Title: eHRAF Collection of Archaeology
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=644177

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Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology - about | terms of use - Examination of concepts, technologies, policies, training, and applications of ICT in support of economic and regional developments around the globe
  • Coverage: 2006
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2058680

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Europa World Plus - about | terms of use - Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Includes contact information for officials and features information on over 1,700 international organizations.
  • Coverage: Current edition only. Statistical information covers several years.
  • Alternate Title: Europa World Year Book
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273824

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Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports 1941-1996 - about | terms of use - FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world
  • Coverage: 1941-1995 [1941-1958 pending]
  • Alternate Title: FBIS Fulltext
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=5299346

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FRANCIS - about | terms of use - A multidisciplinary, multilingual research tool, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST). French, English, other languages.
  • Coverage: 1984-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=96

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- about | terms of use - Index to earth science articles in journals and books, as well as books, maps, government publications, conference proceedings, technical reports, theses and dissertations.
  • Coverage: North America 1693-present; and the World 1933-present.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758951

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Global Development Finance - about | terms of use - World Bank publication that tracks the annual movement of international capital flows to developing countries.
  • Coverage: 1960-
  • Alternate Title: GDF
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=472294

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Google Books Search - about | terms of use - A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2918985

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Google Scholar - about | terms of use - Special version of Google's index to scholarly content on the web. Connects to full-text resources available to IU users. Requires sign-on for off-campus use.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758946

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Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa) Press - The HSRC Press provides nearly all of its works for free online as a way of spreading high-quality social science research information from Africa abroad.
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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences - about | terms of use - Indexes anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology, and interdisciplinary research in social sciences.
  • Coverage: 1981-present
  • Alternate Title: IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics - about | terms of use - Covers a wide range of topics in linguistics
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International Financial Statistics (IFS) - about | terms of use - IFS is a monthly publication providing international and domestic finance for most countries of the world. IFS Online is cumulative and interactive.
  • Coverage: 1948 to present
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International Political Science Abstracts - about | terms of use - Indexes the world's leading journals in political science, including nearly 900 journals.
  • Coverage: 1989 to present
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- about | terms of use - The Indiana University online catalog.
  • Coverage: Varies
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- about | terms of use - Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.
  • Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=141

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Keesing's Online - about | terms of use - Keesing's Online is an authoritative monthly digest of worldwide political, diplomatic and economic affairs.
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- about | terms of use - Organized into 5 categories, LexisNexis includes articles from international newspapers, magazines, transcripts, legal research and medical journals.
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MyiLibrary - about | terms of use - Ebook platform offering desktop access to eContent Collections.
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Nuer Field Notes - about | terms of use - Work done by Eleanor Vandevort, a missionary in South Sudan from 1949 through 1963
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2273818

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PAIS International - about | terms of use - Index to articles, books, studies, selected official documents and other resources on public policy issues, public administration, law, politics and government
  • Coverage: 1972-present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=168

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Passport GMID: Global Market Information Database - about | terms of use - In-depth reports on consumer, industrial, and service markets around the world, searchable by industry, country, consumer, company, and geographic region.
  • Coverage: 1999-present
  • Alternate Title: GMID: Global Market Information Database
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3975366

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Polling the Nations - about | terms of use - Public opinion surveys conducted by polling organizations in the United States and other countries.
  • Coverage: 1986 to the present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=171

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Population Index on the Web - about | terms of use - Web access to Population Index, reference source offering citations and links to demographic and population literature.
  • Coverage: 1986 to 2000
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=172

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- about | terms of use - Includes nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers, in full-text.
  • Coverage: Varies, mostly from 1995 onward
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=173

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: A&I - about | terms of use - Comprehensive source for information on doctoral dissertations from universities in the United States and Canada. It also indexes a small number of master's theses.
  • Coverage: Citations only from 1861- present; from 1980 to present, 350-word abstracts are included on dissertations; from 1988 to present, 150-word abstracts are included on Master's theses; full text is available from 1997 to the present.
  • Alternate Title: Dissertations and Theses: A&I
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=73

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RDS Business Reference Suite - about | terms of use - Index of 1,400 leading worldwide business sources, plus tens of thousands of tables with strategic data.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=176

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Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) - Created in 2007, SARUA publishes a variety of reports, surveys, and other research on higher education in Southern Africa. The SARUA membership covers 15 countries, as far north as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania and includes Madagascar
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The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho - A descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Colored and Indian newspapers, newsletters and magazines 1836-1976 (Published 1979)
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The Nordic Africa Institute - A number of policy papers, political studies, and development papers are available through this website from the Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Sweden. All are in PDF format.
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UCL Institute of Archaeology - From University College London, this website collects publications on archaeological research in Africa without focusing on any particular region or group. Most of the documents are in PDF form, with a few in HTML.
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UN Commodity Trade Statistics Database - about | terms of use - Country statistics of trade for 5 Key variables: Reporter, Commodity, Partner, Year and Trade Flow.
  • Coverage: 1962 to date
  • Alternate Title: UN Comtrade
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1091178

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UNdata - about | terms of use - Database covering selected data series from 20 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.
  • Coverage: 1980s, but varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38612

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USAID Publications on Africa - This website provides a collection of publications by the US Agency for International Development. Topics are wide-ranging, but nearly always have a development-oriented perspective.
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WDI Online - about | terms of use - Statistical database featuring economic, social, environmental data since 1960 for countries of the world.
  • Coverage: 1960-present
  • Alternate Title: World Development Indicators Online
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=472293

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- about | terms of use - An interface that allows cross-searching of Web of Science, BIOSIS Previews, Medline, Zoological Record, and JCR. Not all fields from individual databases are included.
  • Coverage: 1955-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=203

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- about | terms of use - Most important journal literature, with abstracts for the more recent articles; features citation searching from a known reference to find newer literature. Extensive coverage of important African Studies journals.
  • Coverage: 1955-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=203

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Wiley Online Library - about | terms of use - Provides access to over 3 million journal articles, online books, major reference works, and leading industry databases.
  • Coverage: NA
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3312745

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World Bank e-Library - about | terms of use - Online access to publications of the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development).
  • Coverage: Late 1980's to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=976210

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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - about | terms of use - Merged backfile of Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI. Abstracts and indexes journals in political science, international relations, law, public administration and policy.
  • Coverage: 1975-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=207

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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - about | terms of use - yabba dabba doo
  • Coverage: 1975-
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=207


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Global Development Finance - about | terms of use - World Bank publication that tracks the annual movement of international capital flows to developing countries.
  • Coverage: 1960-
  • Alternate Title: GDF
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=472294

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Google Books Search - about | terms of use - A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2918985

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Google Scholar - about | terms of use - Special version of Google's index to scholarly content on the web. Connects to full-text resources available to IU users. Requires sign-on for off-campus use.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758946

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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences - about | terms of use - Indexes anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology, and interdisciplinary research in social sciences.
  • Coverage: 1981-present
  • Alternate Title: IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1758952

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International Financial Statistics (IFS) - about | terms of use - IFS is a monthly publication providing international and domestic finance for most countries of the world. IFS Online is cumulative and interactive.
  • Coverage: 1948 to present
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=500448

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- about | terms of use - The Indiana University online catalog.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38591

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Keesing's Online - about | terms of use - Keesing's Online is an authoritative monthly digest of worldwide political, diplomatic and economic affairs.
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1904355

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- about | terms of use - Organized into 5 categories, LexisNexis includes articles from international newspapers, magazines, transcripts, legal research and medical journals.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=145

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MyiLibrary - about | terms of use - Ebook platform offering desktop access to eContent Collections.
  • Coverage: Varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=4279655

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Passport GMID: Global Market Information Database - about | terms of use - In-depth reports on consumer, industrial, and service markets around the world, searchable by industry, country, consumer, company, and geographic region.
  • Coverage: 1999-present
  • Alternate Title: GMID: Global Market Information Database
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=3975366

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Population Index on the Web - about | terms of use - Web access to Population Index, reference source offering citations and links to demographic and population literature.
  • Coverage: 1986 to 2000
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=172

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RDS Business Reference Suite - about | terms of use - Index of 1,400 leading worldwide business sources, plus tens of thousands of tables with strategic data.
  • Coverage: varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=176

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UN Commodity Trade Statistics Database - about | terms of use - Country statistics of trade for 5 Key variables: Reporter, Commodity, Partner, Year and Trade Flow.
  • Coverage: 1962 to date
  • Alternate Title: UN Comtrade
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=1091178

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UNdata - about | terms of use - Database covering selected data series from 20 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.
  • Coverage: 1980s, but varies
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=38612

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WDI Online - about | terms of use - Statistical database featuring economic, social, environmental data since 1960 for countries of the world.
  • Coverage: 1960-present
  • Alternate Title: World Development Indicators Online
  • To link to this resource use: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=472293

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Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources - This guide to Africana on the internet, developed by Karen Fung for the Electronic Technology Group of the African Studies Association, provides an excellent gateway to Africana information. The site is searchable by topic, country, or keyword/phrase.
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Africa Studies World Wide Web - This gateway to internet resources is edited by Ali B. ali-Dinar, Ph.D. and supported by the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. It offers links to a variety of topical, organizational, and institutional websites. Most of the resourc
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Africaresource.com - From the Africa Resource Center, this user-friendly Web site covers various topics related to Africa and the African diaspora. Sections of this site are dedicated to e-journals, lists of authors and published works, African art, and poetry.
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An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet - Developed by Peter Limb, African Studies bibliographer at Michigan State University, this gateway provides a large collection of Africana links. It is frequently updated and allows for a keyword search of the entire list using Google.
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Columbia University Libraries: African Studies Internet Resources - This site, developed by Yuusuf Caruso, African Studies Librarian at Columbia, provides access to online journals and newspapers from or about Africa, an international directory to African studies scholars, and some Africana library collections in the U.S.
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Francophone Africa - Part of the Indiana University Library reference department page on French resources, this site contains many useful links for the study and research of Francophone Africa. The majority of the websites included focus on current events, humanities, and so
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H-Africa Network Homepage - An important international interdisciplinary electronic discussion group, H-Africa's homepage links to current and past discussion threads and forums; conference announcements; archival collections in the U.S., Europe, and Africa; lists of recent Africana
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Intute: Arts & Humanities - African Studies - This portal provides access to Intute's catalogue of online arts & humanities resources. It includes topics such as historical and philosophical studies, literature, and linguistics, among many others. There is more Africana content available by searchi
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