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Rutgers Library Resources

Visit the African Studies Research Guide at the Rutgers University Libraries page for information and resources.

The Alexander Library is the largest of the Rutgers University Libraries, and contains the main research collection on African studies. Besides monograph titles, journals and databases subscriptions, the Alexander Library houses United States, New Jersey, foreign and international government documents collections, each of which has important materials pertinent to Africa and the African diaspora.

Additional material is held at other Rutgers Libraries. The Library of Science and Medicine collects materials related to the physical sciences and technology, including government material. The Mabel Smith Douglass Library houses the primary collection for Women's Studies and the Performing Arts. The Art Library houses materials related to African art. The Music Library is a comprehensive bibliographic and sound recording resource that includes materials on the subject. The Institute of Jazz Studies is the world's foremost jazz archive and research facility.

For more information please contact:

Melissa Gasparotto
Alexander Library, Room 110
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
phone: (732) 932-7129, ext. 124
fax: (732) 932-1101
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For a comprehensive list of African titles at the Rutgers Libraries please contact Melissa Gasparotto.

Interactive Research Guides for African Studies:

African History Resource Guide:

Guide to Resources for Research on African History in Rutgers Libraries and Beyond

Other Libraries

Princeton University:

"To the Mountains of the Moon: Mapping African Exploration 1541 - 1880

New York Public Library:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture - The Schomburg Center is a part of the New York Public Library Research system and offers an array of invaluable collections, such as In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience which contains 80,000 images, and many internet resources.

The Library of Congress:

The African Section of the Library of Congress - This site offers announcements and a calendar of events at the library as well as research resources and contact information for research assistance.

 

Events

Visual Culture in and out of Crisis
19 Oct 2017
10:00AM - 05:00PM
20th Anniversary Celebration
26 Oct 2017
12:00PM - 06:00PM
Greening the Hunt
27 Oct 2017
03:15PM - 05:00PM
CAS Member Meeting
30 Oct 2017
11:00AM - 01:00PM
Visit of 2 ASA Presidential Fellows: Dina Adhiambo Ligaga and Ngusekela Mona Mwakalinga
08 Nov 2017
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Po├ęsies - Politiques / Poetries - Politics: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
09 Nov 2017
09:00AM - 08:00PM
African Studies Association 60th Annual Meeting
16 Nov 2017
08:00AM - 10:00PM
Future of African Studies Colloquium
08 Dec 2017
09:00AM - 06:00PM

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Contact Us

contact us Center for African Studies
Lucy Stone Hall - Rm A-346
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Phone: 848.445.6638
Program Coordinator
Email: chika.okoye@rutgers.edu