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Selected hard copy book title: Critical Terms for the Study of Africa - Call number University Library / DT 3 C75 2018
Country Studies Area handbooks, World Factbook covers data for more than 100 countries prepared by the Library of Congress. Includes a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of the country.
Europa World Yearbook covers political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories.
A Guide to Countries of the World-
Overviews of countries covering the contemporary social, economic, religious and political issues that shape the country. Also contains vital statistics such as GDP, life expectancy, income distribution, and internet use.
Statesman's Yearbook -
Published annually since 1864. Provides reliable information on every country in the world including coverage of history, politics, economics, trade and infrastructure.
This highly recommended resource provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Provides biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.
"In 2019 the International African Institute undertook to update and develop its project initiated in 2015/16 to publish an aggregated list of institutional repositories, containing significant research and publication materials from the African continent. The list viewable on this webpage, organised by country, represents the repositories known to us at this time. Some 48 new repositories have been added to the original list." (SOAS, London)
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Searchable by broad subject category or keyword. Most files are freely available to download and is an itegral part of the infrastructure of social science research. In order to download data, first-time UAlbany users must create a MyData account from a UAlbany computer. Once you have created an account that identifies you with UAlbany, you may access ICPSR data from off-campus and social media accounts.