We are a large special library focused on contemporary Africa, within the fields of social sciences and some arts subjects. We are aimed at users in the Nordic countries.

AfricaLit Plus includes NAI library catalogue + free and licensed resources + more

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We are closed for summer holidays.

Welcome back on August 13 when we're open again, initially with reduced hours 12.00-15.00.

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Our link collection A Guide to Africa on the Internet has been updated with 50+ links to newspapers in and on Africa.

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Country pages. We have compiled the institutes’ resources on each African country in one place: library resources, news articles and researchers who have expertise on a specific country are found in the country pages.

African fiction African studies Nordic Africa Institute library Research anthropology books. contemporary Africa economy history information literature politics
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