Finding African Language Materials in the Catalog
Start with the name of the ethnic group followed by the word language: Yoruba language
You may also find useful information by using the country name followed by the word language, as in Nigeria language.
This will catch works on the languages of Nigeria, as well as subjects related to language in Nigeria.
Browsing African Language books in the collection.
The African Studies Library has always collected extensively in works in and about African languages, even before the African Studies Center undertook the teaching of African languages in 1978.
Dictionaries, grammars, linguistic studies and readers and general works in the languages are collected.
Browse the following call number ranges:
|African languages and literature||PL 8000 - PL 8800|
|Ethiopian languages||PJ 8991-9290|
|Somalian languages||PJ 2531-2551|