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 (read our privacy notification), 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.

Privacy notification : Email updates from the ASC Library Alert Service on African Studies are powered by Google Feedburner, and therefore are subject to their Privacy Policy, see . The ASCL Library has access to the Feedburner subscribers’ email address, but does not keep track of individual email addressess, other than for backup and generalized user statistics purposes. If you no longer wish to receive ASCL email alerts you can unsubscribe via the link at the bottom of any future email update. Your email address will then be removed from the Feedburner subscribers’ list, and the ASCL backup list. For more information, contact .


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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