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Africana Collections Online

A listing of open access digital Africana collections. Additional resources continue to be added to this list and we welcome any submissions.

ASL Hours

Library Hours

The lending collection is located in the Mugar Memorial Libary stacks and is available during Mugar’s hours.

To request an out of hours appointment please contact Beth Restrick.

Regular Hours

Monday – Friday

9am – 5pm

Saturday & Sunday


Library will be closed during Holidays except veteran's Day.

Study Period Extended Hours

Please Note:  In the event of a BU weather emergency closing, the African Studies Library will be closed.

About: This is a listing of digital Africana collections that are open accessible via the internet. 
Please note that this is not a comprehensive listing, but the list is growing as we encounter new collections.
We also welcome your suggestions of new resources to add and notifications of any broken links. Thank you!
Please refer the menu on the left; the partial country listing reflects collections we have added to date.

Head, African Studies Library

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Beth Restrick
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
Subjects: African Studies