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Africa Confidential
Provides factual news on Africa.
African Journals Online
Open Access to tables of contents, abstracts and full text content from over 160 journals published in Africa is provided. Free online registration may be required to access full text content of selected journals.
Beech Tree Publishing
Beech Tree makes accessible two of its international, peer-reviewed academic journals. These are on public policy for science, technology and innovation and on the evaluation of research.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Full text access to quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. There are now over 5000 journals in the directory. Currently 2038 journals are searchable at article level.
Ebrary - Electronic Books
Ebrary provides an instant digital library with more than 52, 000 multidisciplinary titles. Majority of titles are published in 2004 and later by world-renowned publishers. Subject areas covered include business and economics; computers and information technology; history and political science; law, international relations and public policy; Humanities; Interdisciplinary and Area Studies and many more.
EconPapers provides access to the world's largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software.
Electronic Journals on Africa
Global Macro Monitor
Monthly global report on political risk and macroeconomic prospects. Provides analysis, forecasts and data.
JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support research. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for research work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.
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Newspapers of Africa -- By Country
Compiled by Columbia University Libraries, this list of online newspapers is part of a larger, on-going effort of AFRINUL which is "a union list" of African newspapers. Europe and Africa to be added in the future. AFRINUL is a special project of the Africana Librarians Council of the African Studies Association of the United States and the Cooperative Africana Microform Project at the Center for Research Libraries
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Liebert Online
Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peerreviewed journals in the most promising areas in various subjects that includes Law.
Oxford Journals
Oxford Journals publishes journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines. Over 200 journal titles are provided.
Palgrave Macmillan Journals
Palgrave Macmillan offers a combined portfolio of over 70 peer-reviewed e-journals with subject strengths in business and management, economics, education, information systems and technology, political science and international studies, social and cultural studies and urban design and architecture.
The Policy Press
The Policy Press publishes four highly prestigious journals in the fields of public and social policy. Policy Press is a leading specialist social science publisher committed to journals that will have an impact on research, learning, policy and practice at an international level.
Royal Society Journals Online
Seven leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the longest-running continuously published journal in the world.
Sage Journals Online
Over 550 journals in the business, humanities and social sciences.
Southern Africa Monitor
Monthly regional report on political risk and macroeconomic prospects on Southern Africa.
Symposium Journals
Symposium Journals publishes only online academic journals, i.e. journals that have no printed editions but otherwise have the same aims, traditions, standards, and presentation as conventional journals. Subject strengthens include among others education and Learning.
Taylor and Francis Group Journals
Online access to Taylor and Francis Group Journals incorporates Routledge and Psychology publishers. Listed below is an example of selected journals titles offered by Taylor and Francis. Subject strengths include arts and humanities, business management and economics, library and information science, mathematics and statistics, media, politics and international relations among others.
The University of Chicago Press
The University of Chicago Press publishes nearly fifty scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research from international scholars in the social sciences, humanities, education, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences.
UN Press Releases
Provides access to press releases of the United Nations.
UN Pulse
UN Pulse alerts you to selected just-released UN online information, major reports, publications and documents.
Wiley-Blackwell - InterScience Content
Wiley InterScience® is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content providing access to over 3 million articles across 1400 journals. This massive archive, combined with some 6000 Online Books and major reference works, plus industry leading databases such as The Cochrane Library, and the acclaimed Current Protocols laboratory manuals, make Wiley InterScience one of the world's premiere resources for advanced research.
Wiley-Blackwell - Synergy content
Access to over 840 leading learned journals in science, technology, humanities and social sciences. Subject Strengths include accountancy and economics, cultural studies, development issues, social policy, law, history and Management studies.
World Legal Information Institute (WLII) Catalogue and Web search
Provides links to over 15,000 law-related websites in every country of the world.
Zimbabwe Online Telephone Directory

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