African & African American Studies: Articles & Journals
Begin your research with the best resources recommended by the subject liaison for African & African American Studies. The guide features journal indexes, reference works, primary source collections, and film documentaries.
Indexes books, journal articles and book chapters on Africa - and to a lesser extent the African diaspora. Subject coverage principally in the social and environmental sciences, development studies, humanities and arts. Some items from the medical, biological and natural sciences are included. African government publications and works of creative literature are not normally listed.
Library catalog for the University of Leiden's African Studies Centre, whose collection covers materials in all disciplines related to Africa and the diaspora. Includes bibliographic citations (and some abstracts) for monographs, journal articles and chapters from edited works.
This suite of databases includes the International Index to Black Periodicals, which indexes over 150 magazines and journals from the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean, with coverage as early as 1902. Includes full text of 40 key scholarly journals
Contains bibliographies for African studies, including entries from the International African bibliography published in the years 1971 to 2015.;The International African Bibliography (IAB) is an essential resource for all those working in the field of African studies, providing a current awareness service of the latest books, articles and papers published internationally on Africa.
Indexes, abstracts and full-text from international periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. Areas covered include archaeology, architecture, art, film, humanities, marketing, motion pictures and photography.
Consists of searchable database of citations (1949-present) to journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews in the fields of religious and theological studies. Journals representing all the major religious faiths, major denominations, and numerous language groups are included.
Covers over 300 journal and magazine titles for film and television reviews, scholarly and critical analysis of cinema and television, and articles of popular interest about film and television. About half the journals and magazines are film periodicals and the other half cover film and television with some regularity. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Some full text is available.
Cites articles from more than 350 English-language periodicals in the fields of archaeology and classical studies, art and photography, folklore, general scholarship, history, journalism and communications, language and literature, literary and political criticism, music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion and theology.
Provides thesaurus-controlled indexing and abstracts to more than 350 music periodicals from 1996 forward. Also provides author/title-keyword access to 130 titles dating as far back as 1874. International coverage includes nearly all aspects of the world of music.
The most comprehensive index of scholarship in literature, language, folklore, film, new media, and rhetoric and composition. Covers articles in periodicals, books, and book chapters. Does not index book reviews.
Provides indexing and abstracts of journal articles, books, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews published worldwide. Topics covered include aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.
A comprehensive international guide to writings about music with articles from more than 5200 journals. Coverage includes all types and genres of music. Selected books, conference proceedings, dissertations, Festschriften, reviews, and catalogues are also indexed.
Current issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins as well as archived issues of all the AAA's journals, newsletters and bulletins. Journal issues generally appear online prior to distribution in print.
Indexes 30+ years of economics literature from around the world. Compiled by the American Economic Association, EconLit is a comprehensive index of journal articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, working papers and dissertations.
Interdisciplinary database covering physical and human geography, geology, ecology, and Third World studies. Includes citations and abstracts published in several print journals: Geographical Abstracts. Human Geography; Geographical Abstracts. Physical Geography; International Development Abstracts; the Geological Abstracts Series (Geophysics and Tectonics, Economic Geology, Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, Sedimentary Geology); Mineralogical Abstracts; and Ecological Abstracts.
Citations and abstracts to international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Coverage begins in 1963.
Derived from CAB Abstracts the database covers agricultural economics to farm economics, food industry and rural sociology from 1973 to the present. It includes policy and development, agrarian reform, employment, environmental and natural resources, biotechnology, input industries, markets, marketing, consumers, international trade, finance, education and extension, and the rural economy.
The database contains abstracts of materials from professional journals, major news magazines and books devoted to the political science discipline and its complementary fields, including international relations, public law, public administration and public policy. Topics include political institutions, processes, and behavior; international law and politics; policy analysis; public affairs and administration; public law; political theory; and political economics.
Provides citations and abstracts to the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production. More than 700 primary journals are thoroughly indexed and abstracted. Over 2,500 additional sources, including monographs and conference proceedings, are also monitored for relevant articles. Major areas of coverage include agricultural equipment and methods, arctic and tropical engineering, coastal engineering, environmental impact and protection, hazardous materials, heat exchangers, hydroelectric power, internal combustion engines, mines and quarry equipment, nuclear power plants, pipes and pipelines, sources and control of air pollution, steam power, thermoelectric energy, tidal and wind power, treatment of sewage and industrial wastes, turbines, water analysis and treatment techniques.
Indexes 135 English-language periodicals published in the United States and Great Britain. Includes popular science publications like Scientific American and National Geographic as well as major scholarly journals and trade publications. Covers all the sciences.
PubMed comprises over 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
Part of the Accessible Archives collection. Collection of major 19th century African-American newspapers, including: Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, Pa.); Freedom's Journal (NY); Colored American (NY); Provincial Freeman (Ontario, Canada); National Era (Washington, DC); and Frederick Douglass' North Star (Rochester, NY) and its later titles.
African Newspapers, 1800-1922 provides more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, African Newspapers offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922. This collection includes such key publications as the East African Standard, Mombasa Times & Uganda Argus (Kenya), Leselinyana la Lesutho (Lesotho), Central African Times (Malawi), Beira Post (Mozambique), Lagos Standard (Nigeria), Mafeking Mail and Protectorate Guardian (South Africa), Sierra Leone Weekly News (Sierra Leone), Uganda Herald (Uganda), Buluwayo Chronicle (Zimbabwe) and nearly two dozen others.
Contains articles from over 100 news publications throughout Africa and from several hundred other sources, including governments, non-governmental organizations and other newsmakers, inside and outside of Africa. To access our subscription's advanced search features and access the news archive (1996+), run an initial search and then follow "AllAfrica's premium search engine" link.
Indexes and provides full text to 28,000+ news and business information sources from 157 countries in 23 languages, includes regional and industry publications, newspapers, newswires, Web and blog content.
Provides access to full text resources on topics including current and general news; business and financial information; newspapers; company directories; government and politics; medical and health topics; accounting, auditing, and tax; federal and state laws; legal cases; regulations; and patents.
Database that includes 250 newspapers from 55 countries in facsimile formthat means all newspapers are readable in their original format, layout and pagination. Texts are searchable, and about 30 papers (LA Times, Washington Post, etc.) have enhanced features ("SmartNavigation") for easy reading or cutting and pasting. The file for each newspaper goes back 60 days.
Full content (text & image) of the back-run of several major newspapers, including the New York Times and Washington Post, as well as several African-American press newspapers such as the Chicago Defender, and selected foreign titles such as the Times of India and the Manchester (UK) Guardian Does NOT cover current years.
Note: links to library catalog menu of available titles, rather than a direct link to ProQuest.