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African Studies Bibliography [via Oxford Bibliographies Online]
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This extensive annotated bibliography explores multidisciplinary literature that is “diverse, fast moving, controversial, and scattered among unfamiliar sources, we have asked leading scholars to identify the most significant themes and areas of study in their fields, recommend the best sources for exploring them, and discuss these works conceptual and empirical significance to provide a series of guided studies through the diverse approaches to a wide array of complex subjects.

African Studies Center at Michigan State University

The MSU African Studies Center (ASC) is one of nine Title VI National Resource Centers on Africa designated by the U.S. Department of Education. This site provides access to directories, research guides, and digital documentary projects on African Studies. Subjects include Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Rural Development, Education, Health, Medicine, and Science, Business, and Government, Social Development and Political Empowerment, Internet and Technology, and projects relating to Arts, History, and Language.

Tags: Africa, Language
African Writer’s Series [Chadwyck-Healey]
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The Heinemann’s African Writers Series was founded by Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka in 1962. It features the key texts of modern African literature, and a record of post-colonialism in culture. This database includes the full text of collection’s over 230 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose from African writers. Titles can be browsed or searched.

Coverage: 1946-2003
Tags: Africa, Literature
Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database

In February 2008 this English-language database had indexed over 60,000 articles from over 500 English-language and multilingual journals and periodicals that specialize in African Studies or consistently cover the African continent.

Africlassical.com [via William J. Zick]
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African Heritage in classical music provides biographical information on Africans, African Americans and Afro-Europeans composers, conductors and instrumental performers, Includes over 100 music clips.
Coverage: 1745 - present
AgEconSearch

“AgEcon Search – Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics” is a World Wide Web site developed and maintained at the University of Minnesota by Magrath Library and the Department of Applied Economics. AgEcon Search collects, indexes, and electronically distributes full text copies of scholarly research in the broadly defined field of agricultural economics including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development. AgEcon Search will serve as the permanent archive for this literature and encourages authors and organizations to use this electronic library as the storehouse for additional appropriate scholarly electronic works.”

Agricola [via Ovid]
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Published by the National Agricultural Library, the Agricola database describes publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database [via ProQuest]
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Coverage of the agricultural and environmental sciences, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. Includes the AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management, Ecology Abstracts, and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases.
Agricultural Statistics Data Base – Quick Stats

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service “Quick Stats” statistics database. Select U.S., state, or county data for crops, livestock and other agricultural commodities. Query database by geographic area, search by commodity, or view data in charts or maps. Data sets include Census of Agriculture.