Primary vs. Secondary source websites

Internet Resources for Primary and Secondary Sources:

  • Worldmapper: a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map

according to the subject of interest.

http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/index.html

 

  • NationMaster: a central data source and way to graphically compare two selected nations.

http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php

 

  • Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

                http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.html

 

  • BBC: Story of Africa

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specials/1624_story_of_africa/index.shtml

 

  • Africana

                http://www.africana.com/

 

  • Stanford’s Africa: South of the Sahara Collection

 

http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/guide2.html

 

 

  • National Geographic Interactive Location Guide

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/

 

  • The Library of Congress: Africana Studies

http://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/afs/afshome.html

  • Audio-Visual Resource List

                http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Audio_Visual/menu_Audio_Vis.html

 

  • The Smithsonian Multimedia Archive of African Images

http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Smithsonian_GIFS/menu_Smithsonian.html

 

  • The University of Wisconsin Digital Collection: Africa Focus

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/AfricaFocus

 

  • Out of Africa: Firsthand Account of Travels

http://www.outtoafrica.nl/engindex.htm

 

  • IBBY: Books for Africa, Books from Africa

                http://www.ibby.org/index.php?id=552

 

  • The Library of Congress, Geography & Map Division

                http://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/

 

  • Africa Access: Database of reviews and annotations of children’s books related

                http://www.africaaccessreview.org/

 

  • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Collection of Primary Sources

http://exhibitions.nypl.org/africansindianocean/index2.php