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Online Resources

  • Academic Search Premier
    The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database providing full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975. This database is updated daily.
  • Africa Map
    Harvard 's W.E.B. DuBois Institute Interactive
  • Daily News on Africa
    AllAfrica Global Media is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide.
  • Darfur (Sudan/Chad)
    A UNICEF website that has more resources on the situation of women and girls in Africa. These resouces give an idea of the challenges and the struggles that girls and women encounter to get an education.
  • Green Africa
    Networking Rural Africa Communities in in Sustainable Development Programs

  • Gullah Roots
    Gullah Roots is the collective term for family history projects of Wevonneda Minis, who writes Kinship, the genealogy column of the Post and Courier, daily newspaper, in Charleston, S.C.

  • JSTOR
    Full-text archive of important scholarly journal literature.

  • National Model Africa Union

  • Oxford African American Studies Center (Full Text)
    Includes the complete texts of Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, The Encyclopedia of African American History, Black Women in America, African American National Biography, and The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, plus selected articles from many other reference works published by Oxford University Press. The database also includes over 6,000 biographies and over 1,000 images, as well as maps, charts, tables and primary sources with additional commentaries.

  • Infotrac Academic OneFile
    A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

  • Project Okurase
    Project OKURASE is based in the rural village of Okurase in the West Akyem Municipal in the Eastern Region of Ghana, West Africa. Okurase is comprised of 3000 people of whom 1400 are children. The people of Okurase are predominantly farmers (cassava and corn) and wood carvers (drums and Ashanti stools). Though the people of the village are hard working they have many challenges to survival including no clean water, lack of proper sanitation, limited health care, limited educational opportunities, and food security issues. Project OKURASE believes that with resources such as education, job training, health care, clean water, and family support, people in need in rural villages around the world can be empowered to solve their own problems.
  • Safundi
    The Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies is now available online.

  • SIFE's Technology for Africa Blog

  • Trans-Atlantic Slave Database

  • Women for Women International
    A nonprofit organization who since 1993 has helped nearly 420,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. They directly work with women in 8 countries offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.