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database: International African Bibliography Online
database: International African Bibliography Online

International African Bibliography Online

In cooperation with the Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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About this database

The International African Bibliography Online (IABO) is a leading specialist bibliography of African Studies. It already contains 140.000 entries from the International African Bibliography published in the years 1971 to 2021. About 4.000 new entries will be added every year. The IABO can be browsed by categories and offers detailed search options.

Your Benefits

  • International and interdisciplinary specialist bibliography of African Studies
  • Electronic access to approx. 140,000 entries from 1971 to 2021
  • Updates two times a year: Approx. 4,000 new entries per year, including non-English language publications
  • Searchable by authors, editors, titles, publication years, ISSN/ISBN, keywords, full text and categories like regions and countries or the African Diaspora
  • Non-restrictive DRM – allows for an unlimited number of simultaneous users campus / institution-wide


Last update: 02.06.2022

Update Frequency

Four times a year

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