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Research Infrastructure

Internet Library Sub-Saharan Africa

Description The "internet library sub-saharan Africa" (ilissAfrica) offers an integrated access to relevant scientific conventional and digital information resources on the sub-Saharan Africa region. Information scattered on private or institutional websites, databases or library catalogues are brought together in order to facilitate research. ilissAfrica allows simultaneous searching in the library catalogues of Frankfurt University Library, of the African Studies Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) in Uppsala/Sweden and of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies at Mainz University, in an Africa section of the database World Affairs Online, in a section of the Swets database "Online Contents", in a database on internet resources with more than 4.900 websites on sub-Saharan Africa, in an Africa section of Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) and in the Colonial Picture Archive with 50.000 digitized historical pictures of Frankfurt University Library, Germany, and the Sam Cohen Library, Swakopmund, Namibia. ilissAfrica is a project of the Africa Department of the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main in cooperation with the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. The setting-up was funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
URL http://www.ilissafrica.de/en/
Status Operational since 2009
Scientific Domains Social Sciences and Humanities
RI Categorization Research Bibliographies
Location SchloƟstr. 29, Frankfurt am Main, 60486, Germany
MERIL URL http://portal.meril.eu/meril/view/facilitys/15814