Nordic Africa Institute
Nordic Africa Institute Library
|Address:||Villavägen 6, 752 36 Uppsala
Box 1703, 751 47 Uppsala
|Chief Librarian/Director:||Åsa Lund Moberg|
|African Specialist:||- -, -|
|Telephone:||+46 18 471 52 70|
|Description of Library:||The Library at the Nordic Africa Institute is aimed at users throughout the Nordic region but is open for anyone interested in Africa. It specializes in contemporary Africa.
The collections cover the entire continent with emphasis on social sciences and two-thirds of the collection is available on open shelves. The whole collection is searchable in the catalogue AfricaLit
Books and reports - over 64,000 titles on politics, economics, contemporary history, anthropology, literature and other social sciences.
E-AfricaLit a collection of full-text publications comprising over 1500 titles, Modern African fiction - novels, poetry and plays mainly in English, French, Portuguese and Swedish.
Reference literature - encyclopedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, statistics and thematic handbooks.
Journals and newspapers - approximately 400 current journals about Africa and development issues, and African daily newspapers (no current issues).
Electronic journals and books - an extensive number of journals, newspapers and e-books are available throughout the website.
Official publications - official documents from African states, mainly constitutions, development plans, population censuses, as well as reports and statistics on economy, trade, health, environment, education, gender, migration and so on.
Maps - a basic collection consisting of atlases, country and general maps, as well as topographic and thematic maps. More information about the map collection is available here
Films and Music - a small collection of feature films, documentaries and music.
Pamphlet collection - a collection of un-catalogued documents, in the form of essays, articles, brochures etc., which has been systematically arranged. More information about the pamphlet collection is available here
Built Environment or Planning
Economic and/or Social History
Politics and International Studies
Sociology and Demography
Central African Republic
Sao Tome and Principe
|Special Collections:||Official documents Pamphlet collection - http://www.nai.uu.se/library/about/collections/pamphlet_collection_eng.pdf E-AfricaLit - e-documents in fulltext http://africalit.nai.uu.se/F/-/?func=file&file_name=find-b&local_base=e-africalit|
|Access and opening hours:||Opening hours Monday-Friday: 12-5 p.m. Persons who need to use the library collections for their research or major papers are given the possibility to use the library at times other than the regular opening hours. This, however, is only by agreement.|
|Publications and databases on African collections produced by the Library:||E-AfricaLit - e-documents in fulltext http://africalit.nai.uu.se/F/-/?func=file&file_name=find-b&local_base=e-africalit|
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