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Human Rights in Africa

Introduction to resources and researching human rights within an African context. Resources highlighted include open access materials as well as those only available to the BU community.

Tips for Finding Articles

Articles about this subject can be found in publications from a wide variety of disciplines. Use the databases on this page to get access to thousands of articles examining the subject from different perspectives or browse the key publications shown.

If the full text of an article is not available in a database, click on the sfxfind icon to find other options for getting the article.

Article Databases

The following searchable databases can be used to find find journal articles.  

For a complete listing see: Databases by Subject: African Studies

BU Databases [Log-in required]

 

Open Access Databases

News and Current Events

African Newspapers Guide - A guide to print and online newspapers available through Boston University as well as publications freely available online.

allAfrica.com – (Formerly Africa News Online.) Organized in partnership with Africa’s leading news organizations, provides easy access to the latest information from and about Africa.

Al Jazeera –  A Qatar-based broadcaster that provides news in both Arabic and English.

Head, African Studies Library

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

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
617-353-3726

ASL Staff

Beth Restrick's picture
Beth Restrick
Contact:
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
617-353-3726