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African Studies Internet Resources
"Electronic resources from Africa are organized by region and country. All materials are arranged to encourage an awareness of authorship, type of information, and subject. The scope of the collection is research-oriented, but it also provides access to other gopher and web sites with different or broader missions."
Includes online library catalogs, maps, electronic news archives, bibliographies, and more.
Maintained by Joseph Caruso, African Studies Librarian, Columbia University

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Africa Action
"Africa Action is the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Our mission is to change U.S. Africa relations to promote political, economic and social justice in Africa. We provide accessible information and analysis and we mobilize popular support for campaigns to achieve this mission."

"The site consists of two bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature (Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database) and African Women's literature (African Women's Database). You will also find a comprehensive bibliography on women travelers and explorers to Africa (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa: 1763-2000: A Comprehensive English Language Bibliography).
By Davis Bullwinkle

African Languages
"The African Languages and Literatures collection at the George A. Smathers Libraries includes language materials from dozens of languages spoken in sub-Saharan Africa. The collection is focused primarily on the languages taught at the University. These include Akan, Shona, Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu."
University of Florida Libraries

African Studies WWW
Sections include Africa Web Links: Annotated, African Studies Association, Black/African Internet Resources, Teaching & Learning about East Africa, and a couple of unique features such as Feeds from Africa, K-12 Africa, and Multimedia Archives.
Maintained by the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Edited by Ali B. Ali-Dinar.

African Union (AU)
"The main objectives of the OAU were, inter alia, to rid the continent of the remaining vestiges of colonization and apartheid; to promote unity and solidarity among African States; to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development; to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."
Sections include: Member States ; AU Organs ; AU Commission ; Conferences ; Documents ; Discussions ; News.

Peoples and Cultures of Africa (Anthropology 267)
"This Web page has been an ongoing semester project for Franklin and Marshall Anthropology/Africana Studies 267 class. The goal of this project is to create an informative web site that will provide insight into many of the wonderful aesthetics, beliefs, and histories of West African cultures. All articles on this site have been written by students..."

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • Malaria Genetics & Genomics (MGG)
    "...provides data and information relevant to malaria genetics and genomics. These resources include organism specific sequence BLAST databases (Plasmodium falciparum only, all Plasmodium), genome maps, linkage markers, and information about genetic studies. Links are provided for other malaria web sites and genetic data on related apicomplexan parasites."

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