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last updated: 1/5/2011

A732: Oral Trad Readings

Alegbeleye, Bunmi.  “Oral Archives in Africa: their Nature, Value and Accessibility.”  International Library Review, v. 17, Oct. 1985: 419-24.  (ALF:  Z671. V17 1985)


Alemna, A.A.  “Towards a New Emphasis on Oral Tradition as an Information Source inn African Libraries.”  Journal of Documentation v 48, Dec. 1992: 422-9. (Wells Library, East Tower:  Z1007. J8 v.48 1992)


Iwuji, H.O.M.   “Librarianship and Oral Tradition in Africa.”  International Library Review, v. 21, Apr. 1989: 201-7.
(Wells Library, East Tower: Z671. I62 v. 21 1989)


Finnegan, Ruth H.  Oral Traditions and the Verbal Arts: a Guide to Research Practices.  London; New York: Routledge, 1992. (Copy on Reserve in Kent Cooper: GN 346. F56 1992, also two copies in Folklore Collection, same call number)


Finnegan, Ruth H.  Oral Poetry: its Nature, Significance, and Social Context.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992. (Wells Library, Folklore Collection, 7th floor: PN 1341. F46 1992)


Henige, David.  Oral Historiography.  London, New York, Lagos: Longman, 1982.  (Wells Library, East Tower:
D16. 14 H46, also another copy Folklore with same call number)


Magnus, John.  “The Language of Formal Education and the Role of Libraries in Oral-Traditional Societies.”  International Library Review, v. 16, Oct. 1984: 393-406. (ALF:   Z671. V16 1984)


Ndiaye, A. Raphael.  “Oral Culture and Libraries.”  IFLA Journal v. 14, no. 1, 1988: 40-6.  Available online, click here.


Vansina, Jan.  Oral Tradition as History.  Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.  Available online, click here. 

last updated: 1/5/2011