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Title:Africana at the Center for Research Libraries: A Survey of Collections and Access
Author:Lohrentz, Kenneth P.
Year:1998
Periodical:African Studies Review
Volume:41
Issue:2
Period:September
Pages:113-132
Language:English
Geographic terms:Africa
United States
Subjects:African studies
African studies collections
Education and Oral Traditions
Bibliography/Research
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/524829
Abstract:In this essay, the author presents a survey of the collection of Africana resources available at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) in Chicago. The primary institutional focus for the collection of Africana at CRL has been provided by the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP), the oldest of six area studies focus groups within CRL. The collection is composed of many types of material, including foreign dissertations, monographs, newspapers, periodicals, official publications, pamphlets, political ephemera, manuscripts and archives, as well as miscellaneous materials. Each of these formats is described, including examples and information on access. Bibliogr., notes, sum. in English and French.
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