Overview: African Studies
Welcome to the African Studies Research Guide! This guide will help you to find library and online resources (books, scholarly articles) useful for your research. It also will point you out to other online resources that may be useful for your research.
African Studies is Interdisciplinary -- think broadly and outside the box!
|Included in this guide are many types of information sources. To thoroughly research a topic in African Studies, you need to have skills in assessing the reliability of the information you are looking at.
And finding, evaluating, using, and citing good quality websites is an absolute necessity. Many organizations (like the U.N. and the Institute for Women's Policy Research) contains current data and only publish on the web.
Your resources should include: Reference books, books, journal articles, AND websites of quality. Scrutinize all resources!
Additional Resources & Non-UConn Research Guides
Other Research Guides that may be helpful: