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GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library

Library Type: Special
Address: Neuer Jungfernstieg 21
20354 Hamburg

Germany
Chief Librarian/Director: Jan Lüth
African Specialist:  Christine Hoffendahl, Head of Africa Library
Telephone: +49 40 42825-526
Web address: http://www.giga-hamburg.de/en/giga-information-centre
Catalogue Address: http://opac.giga-hamburg.de/
Description of Library: The Africa Library of the GIGA Information Centre collects literature on economic, political and social developments in sub-Saharan Africa (books, reports, grey literature, electronic documents, yearbooks, journals, CD-ROM).
Disciplines covered: Agriculture
Anthropology
Business and Management Studies
Development Studies
Economic and/or Social History
Economics and Econometrics
Education
Gender
History
Law
Medicine
Politics and International Studies
Sociology and Demography
Countries covered: Anglophone
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central Africa
Central African Republic
Comoros Islands
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo (Kinshasa)
Djibouti
East Africa
Eastern Africa
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Francophone
Gabon
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Lusophone
Malagasy (Madagascar)
Malawi
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Somaliland
South Africa
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Swaziland
Tanzania
The Gambia
Togo
Uganda
West Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Special Collections: Non-conventional literature from sub-Saharan African countries (grey literature)
Collection Size: Books:55000
Journals:250
Newspapers:0
Maps:200
Music:0
Films:33
Photographs:0
Collection Start: 1966-
Access and opening hours: Reference library, open to the general public.

Tue-Thu: 10h-17h; Fri: 10h-16h

Publications and databases on African collections produced by the Library: ilissAfrica - internet library sub-Saharan Africa A portal that offers an integrated access to relevant scientific conventional and digital information resources on the sub-Saharan Africa region

New acquisitions of the Africa Library Issued bi-monthly

http://www.giga-hamburg.de/en/giga-information-centre

African Specialist: Christine Hoffendahl

Decription: The Africa Library of the GIGA Information Centre collects literature on economic, political and social developments in sub-Saharan Africa (books, reports, grey literature, electronic documents, yearbooks, journals, CD-ROM).

Discipline(s):

Opening Hours: Reference library, open to the general public.

Tue-Thu: 10h-17h; Fri: 10h-16h

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