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Summer 2010 | Volume 29, Number 4 | Download PDF
Resources on Africa

Comments on the Summer 2010 issue of FOCUS on Global Resources from CRL President Bernard Reilly.

Newly digitized Sub-Saharan newspapers are now accessible through CRL’s World Newspaper Archive-African Newspapers module. More than 35 African newspapers were selected for digitization by the CRL collection development community.

Highlights faculty at CRL institutions who are using WNA-Africa resources in research and teaching, with observations on user-requested features such as keyword searching, image previews, and optical-character recognition. 

A sampling of Church Missionary Society Archives and other CRL holdings that document 19th-century European missionary and colonial activities in Africa.

April 1, 1922 issue of The South African Outlook (Lovedale, South Africa), formerly called The Christian Express. From CRL’s World
Newspaper Archive – African Newspapers.
April 1, 1922 issue of The South African Outlook (Lovedale, South Africa), formerly called The Christian Express. From CRL’s World Newspaper Archive – African Newspapers.