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Title: African Politics4720


1
African Politics 4720
Fall 2004 September 7, 2004
  • Lora Amsberryaugier
  • Government Documents/Reference Librarian
  • Contact Info
  • lamsberr_at_uno.edu
  • 280-7276

2
Current Events Newspapers
3
UNO Library Homepage
4
Library Subscription Databases
  • LexisNexis Academic News - Newspaper articles
  • Academic Search Premier - Newspaper and
    periodical articles

5
African Newspaper Titles in LexisNexis
  • Africa Analysis    
  • Africa Energy Mining    
  • Africa Energy Intelligence    
  • Africa Financing Review    
  • Africa News    
  • Africa Research Bulletin (ARBE)    
  • Africa Review World of Information    
  • Africa Today    
  • African Business    
  • African Eye News Service    
  • African Review of Business and Technology    
  • Business Day (South Africa)
  • East African, The    
  • Financial Mail (South Africa) 
  • Insider (Zimbabwe), The    
  • Namibian, The    
  • Nation (Kenya), The    
  • Post of Zambia, The    
  • Sowetan
  • Sunday Times (South Africa)
  • Times of Zambia    
  • Zimbabwe Independent    
  • Zimbabwe Standard    

6
Free .com Web Resources
  • All Africaallafrica.com
  • World Newspapershttp//www.world-newspapers.com/a
    frica.html
  • New York Times Onlinehttp//www.nytimes.com/pages
    /world/africa/index.html Look for the section on
    Africa under International news
  • BBC Africahttp//news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa
    /default.stm

7
Annotated Listing of Newspapers
Columbia University .edu domain.
  • African Studies Newspapers - Compiled by Columbia
    University Libraries.This lists online
    newspapers available without subscription.http//
    www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/newspap
    ers.html

8
LexisNexis vs. Free
  • L-N allows backfile access.
  • L-N does not include images.
  • L-N updates vary by title.
  • Free web access of most current issue.
  • Free may charge for backfiles.
  • Free will display images included with articles.

9
Background/Supplemental InformationBooks,
Journal Articles, Federal Documents, Reference
Works in Print and Country web pages
10
UNO Library Online Catalog
  • Online Cataloghttp//library.uno.edu
  • Access to books and federal documents owned by
    the UNO Library.
  • Subject searchesAfrica or specific country names
    will retrieve records of print and online
    materials available through the UNO Library.

11
Library Subscription Databases
  • Academic Search Premier - mostly full-text
    articles.
  • PAIS - no full-text, but linked to some
    full-text.

Sample search Rwanda and genocide 856 hits
12
United States Government Information
  • .gov domain
  • Search the UNO Library Online Catalog
  • Search using google.com or google.com/unclesam

The UNO Library is a 91 Selective U.S.
Government documents depository.
13
Government Sites of Interest
  • Department of State - http//state.gov/
  • Bureau of African Affairs - http//www.state.gov/p
    /af/
  • Background Notes - http//www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bg
    n/
  • CIA - Central Intelligence Agency -
    http//www.cia.gov
  • World Fact Book - http//www.cia.gov/cia/publicati
    ons/factbook/

14
Print Reference Material
  • Europa World Year Book - most current in Ready
    Reference JN1 .E85
  • The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's
    Who - most current in Ready Reference JA51 .I57
  • The Statesman's Year-Book - most current in Ready
    Reference JA51 .S7
  • The Continuum Encyclopedia of Native art
    Worldview, Symbolism, and Culture in Africa,
    Oceania, and Native North America - REFERENCE
    E98.A7 W49 2000
  • Encyclopedia of Africa south of the Sahara -
    REFERENCE DT351 .E53 1997
  • The Cambridge encyclopedia of Africa - REFERENCE
    DT3 .C35 1981

15
Country Web Sites
  • Country Specific web sites
  • Yahoos Directory of Country websiteshttp//dir.y
    ahoo.com/Government/Countries/
  • Example 
  • NigeriaWorldhttp//nigeriaworld.com/NigeriaWorld
    is a good way to find out about current events
    in the country and this region of Africa.

16
Citing Sources
  • UNO Library Homepage - How Do I?
  • Cite my sources? - http//library.uno.edu/help/how
    /citingsources/citing.html

17
Need More Help?
  • Political Science Subject Specialist
  • Lora Amsberryaugier
  • Lamsberr_at_uno.edu
  • 280-7276
  • Library Room 311

18
Register to Vote _at_ Your Library
http//www.workingforchange.com/vote/vote_center.c
fm?itemid16498msALA001
56 days left until the U.S. Presidential Election
on November 2, 2004.
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