UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
This resource guide is intended to help undergraduates and others interested in using
libraries for the purpose of study of and research on Africa. In it you will find reference
that will help point you in more specific directions.
The guide is very much a work-in-progress. Some planned future additions include: a
list of Penn s African language holdings, including readers, grammars, textbooks,
studies, etc.; a full list of dissertations on Africa available in Penn s libraries; addresses of
contacts at relevant departments in Africa, beginning with History Departments; and a guide
to Penn s
Your comments are very welcome and will help make this site more useful to you and
Please send any comments to Elisa Forgey firstname.lastname@example.org
In creating this guide, I have relied heavily on Haverford and Bryn Mawr s Resource
African Studies compiled last year and available through their libraries.
Please note that VP designates Van Pelt library. Any additional necessary information
book s location is given after the library name (for example, Museum Reference).