Library alert service subscription page

  • This alert service informs you when new titles become available in your field of interest.
  • Choose one of our ready-made country or subject category alerts, or create your personal custom alert on the subject(s) of your choice.
  • Alerts are based on ASC Leiden-related resources: the ASCL library catalogue, ASCL online publications and other scientific publications on Africa from the Connecting-Africa database.
  • Alerts include (free) electronic documents, journal articles, books, films and sound.
  • Alerts link to abstracts and/or full text, when available.
  • Alerts can be received by email or RSS.
  • The ASCL alert service is free of charge.

Select the country or subject category of your choice in the list below. Click on the country/ subject category to subscribe via e-mail alert, or click the RSS-button  to subscribe via RSS. Or create your personal RSS custom alert.
TIP: Use a RSS-app, e.g. Feedly or Flipboard, to get the newest titles on your mobile device.


Algeria flag Algeria  | Angola flag Angola  | Benin flag Benin rss | Botswana flag Botswana  | Burkina Faso flag Burkina Faso 

Burundi flag Burundi  | Cameroon flag Cameroon  | Cape Verde flag Cape Verde  | Chad flag Chad  | Comoros flag Comoros 

 CAR  | DRC flag Congo (Kinshasa)  | Congo Brazzaville flag Congo (Brazzaville)  | Ivory Coast flag Côte d' Ivoire 

Djibouti flag Djibouti  | Egypt flag Egypt  | Equatorial Guinea flag Equatorial Guinea  |  Eritrea  | Ethiopia flag Ethiopia 

Gabon flag Gabon  | Gambia flag Gambia  |  Ghana  | Guinea flag Guinea  | Guinea-Bissau flag Guinea-Bissau  |  Kenya 

Lesotho flag Lesotho  | Liberia flag Liberia  | Libya flag Libya  | Madagascar flag Madagascar  | Malawi flag Malawi  | Mali flag Mali 

Mauritania flag Mauritania  | Mauritius flag Mauritius  | Morocco flag Morocco  | Mozambique flag Mozambique  | Namibia flag Namibia 

Niger flag Niger  | Nigeria flag Nigeria  | Rwanda flag Rwanda  | Sao Tome & Principe flag Sao Tome & Principe  | Senegal flag Senegal 

Seychelles flag Seychelles  | Sierra Leone flag Sierra Leone  | Somalia flag Somalia  | South Africa flag South Africa  | South Sudan flag South Sudan 

Sudan flag Sudan  | Swaziland flag Swaziland  | Tanzania flag Tanzania  | Togo flag Togo  | Tunisia flag Tunisia  | Uganda flag Uganda 

Zambia flag Zambia  | Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe 

Subject categories more info

Agriculture - Arts - Communication - Economy - Education - Environment

Health - History - Industry - Information management - International relations

Labour - Language - Law - Literature - Politics - Population - Religion

Science - Society - Trade - Transport

INCLUDE subject categories: Productive employment - Social protection

Create your own custom alert

OPTION 1: Combine a country with a subject alert

To combine one of the above subject categories with a country select your country and subject of choice below. You will then receive email notifications of titles matching the chosen subject category with your country of choice.






OPTION 2: Free search personalized alert

Create a free search personalized alert below. Fill search term 1 and, optionally, 2 of your choice in the corresponding search boxes. You will then receive email notifications of titles matching a free search combining the search terms of your choice. TIP: See the ASCL Thesaurus for the ASCL's standardized search terms.



Term 1

Term 2


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