In addition to the resources that you can find by searching on our library homepage, the following resources may help you with African Studies research.

  • Statistics on Africa from STATISTA – Statista is an online statistics, market research and business intelligence portal. It provides access to data from market and opinion. *TIP*: Try searching individual country names as well.
  • African Films & Documentaries from Kanopy – Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform subscribed to by the Munday Library. *TIP*: Try searching individual country names as well.
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) – A digital collection of over 5,400 seminal books in the humanities and related social sciences.
  • BBC News Africa – A reputable news source reporting on current issues in the region.
  • WHO Africa – Current news, data, and statistics on African issues.
  • African Union – The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. Their site has resources on current news stories and policy issues in Africa.
  • AfroBarometer – A pan-African series of national public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, and society.
  • News Sources by Country – Check out BU’s extensive list of popular African news sources by country.
  • – Indexes over 60,000 articles, books, and documents in African Studies. If you find a resource you like, you can request it through our Interlibrary Loan program.
  • African American Data Links – Detailed demographic information on the African American population.