Studying Africa

Guide to African studies, primarily within social sciences. Guidance and other support for literature and fact searches. Free to download.

The book has previously been published in both English and Swedish versions.
Now only the English version is revised.

A guide to African studies, primarily within the area of social sciences. Provides practical guidance on handbooks, databases, statistics and other support for literature and fact searches.

Aimed primarily at university students and researchers, but also teachers and pupils at upper secondary schools and folk high schools, librarians, journalists and aid workers. The ambition is to give a clear and practical guide to literature.

Other versions

In the previous editions you can find older references, and articles that are not included in later editions.

Separate chapters

Download separate chapters from Studying Africa (2014, 3rd ed.):

Chapters presented

At the Nordic Africa Day for Librarians (Apr 8, 2014) NAI librarians did presentations based on the chapters. They are available for download on the event page.