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African Legal Research: Journals


Introduction to African Journals

The Library of Congress has produced a Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature (free public access). The  index is a database with metadata of 51,005 articles from over 750 mostly scholarly periodicals published in Subsaharan Africa.

The Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Dabatase is another free index now containing more than 167,100 records from over 750 journals. The list of journals that have been indexed can be found here.

African Journals OnLine is the world's largest collection of peer-reviewed, African published scholarly journals. Over 450 journals are currently hosted.


African Law Journals

In addition to using reserach databases to search across journals, the following specific titles are also available at the library.

Call numbers are provided where the journal is available in hard copy, otherwise links are to electronic access.

African Multidisciplinary Journals