Skip Menu

Return to Skip Menu

Main Content

Databases from Africa Knowledge Project now available


   

African Knowledge Project

March 23, 2012 – Three databases from the Africa Knowledge Project index the full text of articles, reports, dissertations, short stories and folktales, plus audio and music files on Africa and the African diaspora.

African Music Database from Africa Knowledge Project provides all types of African music beginning with highlife, traditional cultural groups, popular music, hiplife, and jazz. The growing database will feature music from artists in Africa and the global diaspora. Each work is downloadable in MP3.

Kiswahili Story Database from Africa Knowledge Project provides full-text short stories, folktales, proverbs, and poems in Kiswahili (Swahili) in PDF.

The Biafran War Database from Africa Knowledge Project indexes full-text items from newspapers, photographs, interviews, archival materials, declassified intelligence reports, and theses and dissertations on the Nigerian conflict. Documents available in PDF and audio files as MP3.



Newman Library fall hours

Sun, Nov 16: open 9:00am*
Mon-Thu, Nov 17-20: open 24 hours*
Fri, Nov 21: close 8:00pm
Sat-Sun, Nov 22-23: 9:00am -6:00pm

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

Current semester hours

Art + Architecture Library fall hours

Sun, Nov 16: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Mon-Thu, Nov 17-20: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Fri, Nov 21: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat-Sun, Nov 22-23: Closed

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center fall hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Thu: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Fri: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library fall hours

Sun, Nov 16: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Mon-Thu, Nov 17-20: 7:30am - 11:00pm
Fri, Nov 21: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sat-Sun, Nov 22-23: Closed

Current semester hours