1. E-resources in the ASC catalogue
The ASC library catalogue has a rapidly growing collection of digital resources. Click here to view all e-resources. See also a list of the ASC’s e-books, e-journals and e-articles.
3. African Newspapers Readex database (restriced access)
This has more than 40 historical African newspapers and features titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
4. African Writers Series (AWS, restriced access)
This online edition consists of more than 250 volumes of fiction, poetry, plays and non-fiction prose including works by Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo, Steve Biko, Buchi Emecheta, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Nelson Mandela, Dambudzo Marechera, Christopher Okigbo, Okot p'Bitek and Tayeb Salih.
The authors are indexed by gender, nationality and date of birth/death, and all the texts are listed according to the details of first publication (date, place, publisher and language) and of first publication in the AWS (date and AWS series number). Biographies are included for all the authors in the series. The ‘Cover Gallery’ offers full-colour scans of many of the original covers.
5. Grand corpus des littératures française et francophone du Moyen Âge au 20e siècle (restricted access)
Contains: ‘Corpus de la première littérature francophone d'Afrique noire, écrite et orale, des origines aux Indépendances (fin 18e siècle-1960)’ and ‘Corpus de la première littérature francophone de l'océan Indien, écrite et orale, des origines aux Indépendances (18e siècle-1960).
A corpus of medieval and modern French literature and Francophone literature from Black Africa and the Indian Ocean, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century: more than 14,000 texts by about 300 authors that can be searched simultaneously. All the texts and bibliographical information are in full text and tagged. Users can constitute their own corpus. Results, tables of contents and documents can be exported.
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