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African Studies Library: Special Collections

Introduction to ASL Collections

The African Studies Library (ASL) was founded in 1953 and is located on the 6th floor of the Mugar Memorial Library, accessible by the North elevator.  The collection includes government documents, refernce and circulating books, as well as a growing Special Collections.

The Readiing Room is open Mon-Fri 9-5. To schedule an appointment, please email


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Rachel Dwyer
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African Studies Library
6th floor,
Mugar Memorial Library
Mon-Fri 9am - 5 pm
Subjects: African Studies