Academic Resources


Directory of Scholars of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia (AMESA)

AMESA is a free online international directory containing records of individuals who have identified themselves as being involved in any aspect of scholarship in the fields of African Studies, Middle Eastern Studies or South Asian Studies. AMESA was launched on the web in September 2013.


African Activist Archive

Contains records and memories of activism in the United States to support the struggles of African peoples against colonialism, apartheid, and social injustice from the 1950s through the 1990s.


African Studies @ Columbia University Libraries

For over a half century, the Libraries have built an extensive collection to support instructional and research programs on Africa at the University.