Monthly Archives: November 2015

Heal Uganda’s oldest Library

Update: The Indiegogo campaign to “Heal Uganda’s oldest Library” raised $1,665 USD by 37 backers in 2 months and closed in December 2015. A second campaign is active now, with just over 3 weeks left at this point, again via Indiegogo to preserve the rare and unique book collections at the Uganda Society library. Organizers plan to install an air conditioner, […]


CAMP Preserves Newspapers from Cameroon

CAMP Preserves Newspapers from Cameroon [News item from the Center for Research Libraries Global Resources Network and CRL News.] Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Judy Alspach Program: CAMP The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) recently completed microfilming sixteen newspaper titles from Cameroon. Most of the issues microfilmed date from the mid­1990s, although CAMP has preserved additional date […]


University of Cambridge Visiting Research Fellowships 2016-17

The Centre of African Studies invites applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowships is to enable the fellows to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge. Preference will be given to early- to mid-career candidates with […]