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African Studies: Collection

Collection Overview

African Studies collections at UC Berkeley 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. 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. 

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