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African Collection, Yale University Library: Getting Started with Research

Research guide for African Studies.


"The Queen of Sheba with King Solomon and Tribute Bearers," YUAG 2005.41.1

Additional relevant subject guides

Yale subject librarians have prepared many other guides potentially of value to researchers in topics relating to African studies, including:


Welcome to the African Collection Guide. In this guide, you'll find: 

  • Important databases for finding articles, books, and more.
  • A guide to archival resources supporting African studies at Yale.
  • A guide to visual resources supporting African studies at Yale.
  • Links to additional resources for social sciences and the humanities related to African studies at Yale.

Major Resources

The principle databases useful to researchers in African studies are:

Librarian for African Studies

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Omobolaji Olarinmoye Ph.D.
Office: 311-B,
Department of Area Studies and
Humanities Research Support,
Sterling Memorial Library,
120 High Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Subjects: African Studies