Library

African Studies collections at the UC Berkeley Library comprise over 200,000 volumes. The Main (Gardner) Stacks of the Doe Library are the principal location for social science and humanities titles covering Africana. Titles are also located in over 20 subject specialty, affiliated libraries and other units.

Summary information about these holdings can be found under Africana Library Collections: A Guide (http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/c.php?g=83813) UC Berkeley's African Studies Collections cover sub-Saharan countries and include many publications from adjacent islands. The Library's Islamica Collections embrace materials from North Africa. 

The Library's African Studies page provides introductions to the general collection, books, databases, reference material, film & news, and other links
(http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/subject-guide/55-African-Studies). Highlights include the Africana Microform Collections, and the Africa collection in the Media Resources Center.

Liladhar R. Pendse is the Interim Librarian for Africana Collections. In January 2017, the Library announced a search for full-time African and African American Studies Librarian.
 
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The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology has about 16,800 artifacts from Africa, with emphasis on West Africa, especially Nigeria. You can seacrch much of the collection online, e.g. "Masks". Also online are materials from previous exhibitions, such as African material in "From the Maker's Hand." Professor Mariane Ferme is the Curator of African Ethnology at the Museum.
 
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A rich digital resource is Harry Kreisler's Conversations with History. Over the years, he has interviewed many scholars, politicians and activists about African issues. See http://conversations.berkeley.edu/category/topic/africa.