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Library Course Guide for: SOUTH AFRICA SINCE 1990

Selected Internet Resources for South Africa Since 1990:

    Digital Resources:

  • Nelson Mandela Digital Archive
    Personal papers of the ANC's transformational leader, from his early life in the rural Cape to the present day.

  • South Africa Archive
    A cooperative project of faculty at the University of Kwazulu-Natal and George Mason University, this site utilizes technology donated by the Internet Archive and the Center for History and New Media to allow South Africans to document their history online.

  • Libraries, Archives and Research Centers:

  • Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP)
    An online guide to the CAMP microforms held by the Center for Research Libraries. NOTE: The Brown University Library is a CRL member, and materials may be borrowed from CRL for use at Brown. All requests for CRL materials must be submitted through the Library. Please contact Holly Snyder for further information.

  • Online Journals:

  • Impumelelo
    Online peer-reviewed journal on African Sports. Sponsored by Ohio University.

  • Ntama
    Online peer-reviewed journal of African music and popular culture. Sponsored by Mainz University (Germany).

  • Safundi
    Peer-reviewed journal of South African and American studies. Sponsored by an academic consortium that includes (among others) the University of Cape Town, Stanford University, the University of Michigan, the University of Washington and Yale University.

  • South African Freedom Journals
    A database comprising 44 South African periodicals selected from among hundreds published in the period between 1950 and 1994. Contents represent a variety of political perspectives and social issues. Produced by Digital Innovation South Africa, a cooperative project of South African research libraries and Archives.

  • Archives:

  • ANC Papers
    Archives of the African National Congress available at the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Center. Product of a unique partnership between the University of Connecticut and the ANC to document the ANC's history

  • African National Congress: Documents and Publications
    Online historical texts and other publications about South Africa's National Liberation movement since transitioned to its governing party under multi-party democracy.

  • African Activist Archive
    Online, multi-media collections pertaining to individuals and organizations in the U.S. who worked for and supported African struggles for freedom and had a significant collective impact on U.S. policy between 1950 and 1994. Organized by the African Studies Center at Michigan State University.

  • Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggles in Southern Africa
    Compiled by the Nordic Africa Institute (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) in Uppsala, Sweden, this site presently consists of archival finding aids for the Institutes extensive collections of archival print materials. However, the NAI expects to add scans of selected documents and posters to the site in the near future. In the meantime, a few oral history interviews have been mounted under the header "Personal Stories," and there are some useful sites listed on the "Links" page