Guide to new acquisitions lists of library collections on Africa
January 5, 2011 1 Comment
Many libraries specialised on Africa provide lists of the books and journals they acquired recently. These lists include the newly produced books from and about Africa. Therefore, they give insights in the development of the local book markets as well as the book production in other countries on Africa. Additionally, they serve as tools to monitor trends in recent research.
- Africa Collection, Frankfurt University Library (also via ilissAfrica or via OPAC)
- Africa Library, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg (also via ilissAfrica)
- African Collection, Stanford University Libraries
- African Studies Centre, Leiden (see also their Acquisition Highlights)
- African Studies, Basel University Library
- African Studies Library, Boston University
- Africana Collections, University of Kansas
- Africana Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB), Namibia Resource Centre – Southern Africa Library, (BAB New Acquisitions Namibia 2012)
- Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House, University of Oxford
- British Library for Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton (Africa Updates)
- La bibliothèque du LAM (Les Afriques dans le monde), Bordeaux (via => Listes des nouvelles acquisitions)
- Centre d’études des mondes africains (CEMAf), Bibliothèque de Recherches Africaines, Paris
- Centre of African Studies Library, University of Cambridge
- IFEAS, Mainz (via http://opac.ub.uni-mainz.de => Neuerwerbungen => Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, Musik, Bildende Kunst => Ethnologie und Afrikastudien)
- Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala
- Ohio University Libraries, Blog of the African Studies bibliographer includes a category ‘Acquisitions’
- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Please, do add other lists of new acquisitions and make comments!
Last revision 14th Jan 2013 thanks to comments by Reto Ulrich, Marlene van Doorn and Sonia Abun-Nasr.