We provide access to many resources, both printed and digital, supporting research and studies on Africa.
Our main search tool is AfricaLit Plus External link, opens in new window. – it includes our library catalogue, free and licensed resources, and more.
Subscribed and free databases, Nordic research repositories, library catalogues.
Print and e-journals, mainly on social sciences, politics, development issues and humanities.
We've acquired African official documents since the 1960s, in print and later also electronically.
Some 4.000 titles contemporary African fiction, mainly in English, French, and Portuguese.
Films and music
We keep a collection of documentaries and feature films, as well as some music.
Countries and regions
Find library resources, publications and more on specific countries or regions.
Compiled by library staff, usually to coincide with current events.
A Guide to Africa on the Internet
Free, research-oriented online resources selected by the NAI library.
Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa. A NAI project completed in 2009.
Browse our research output and library resources based on specific topics.
Some 25000 items print ephemera, among them Africa-published material and documents regarding liberation and solidarity movements.