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Summer 2004 | Volume 23, Number 4 | Download PDF
Africa Studies
Michigan State University Africana bibliographer Peter Limb surveys the ever-expanding landscape of Africa-related e-resources, including direct links to more than a dozen scholarly portals.
The findings of a Mellon Foundation-funded investigation on Web archiving studied the “behaviors” of sites mounted and maintained by political parties and groups during the 2003 Nigerian presidential and gubernatorial elections.

"Intellectual Property, Governance, Dissemination, and Funding Strategies" were the focus of a recent workshop sponsored by the Association of African Universities and the Center for Research Libraries. The article includes links to presentation materials, presenter profiles, and working papers.

Africana materials acquired by the Center since September 2003, including dissertations, books, archival materials, and newspapers.
The Center recently welcomed a new member, Loyola Marymount University, and two Global Resources projects --the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project and German Resources Project-- that are now based at the Center.
A detail from Edward Hertslet's 1895 map, "Anglo-French Frontier on Niger & to East of that River." Courtesy of the Library of Congress.
A detail from Edward Hertslet's 1895 map, "Anglo-French Frontier on Niger & to East of that River." Courtesy of the Library of Congress.