Catalogs & Databases
From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, by himself, 1745.
If you're just beginning a paper or research project on a topic related to African Studies, check out the African Studies Research Guide, which has easy links to articles and databases, digital collections of primary resources, reference sources, newspapers, dissertations and theses, and other related Northwestern Library research guides.
These are online catalogs of materials that are available either at the Africana library or accessible online.
- Africana Vertical File Index
- Africana Conference Paper Index
- Arabic Manuscripts from West Africa
- Maps of Africa, listed in NUcat
- African Studies Databases
- African Online Newspapers
New Arrivals to the Northwestern University Library
African Studies Resources at other institutions