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Language Learning: Hausa


African Storybook

Cover of an African Storybook children's story in TwiCover of Children's book in Hausa: Kalil Dabbabin

Hausa Textbooks and Readers

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Hausa Language-- Grammar

Fiction AND Language (Hausa)


Hausa History, Proverbs, & Folklore.

Being and Becoming Hausa Contes haoussa du NigerTatsuniyoyin Hausawa na Kano Tales of the Hausa people of\KanoHausa Tales and Traditions

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Getting Books Not Available at BU

There are several ways you can obtain books or articles that we do not own. These include:

  • WorldCat Discovery. WorldCat Discovery allows current BU faculty, staff, and students to borrow books directly from other Boston Library Consortium libraries. Turnaround time is approximately three working days. (How to use WorldCat Discovery)

  • Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan services allow current BU faculty, staff, and students to request books, articles, book chapters, and other materials that our ILL staff will obtain from other libraries. Books generally take 2-4 weeks to arrive; articles are generally delivered electronically within 1-2 days.

  • BLC Cards. A Boston Library Consortium Card allows the bearer to borrow—in person—circulating material from a member library, just as you would from a BU library. Boston University faculty, staff, and students on the Charles River Campus may obtain a Consortium Card by filling out an application form. Medical Campus affiliates apply at the Alumni Medical Library.


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African Studies Library
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