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A database is an electronic index to journal or magazine articles, containing citations, abstracts and often either the full text of the articles, or links to the full text.
What is an academic/peer-reviewed article?
Peer-reviewed or academic articles are articles written by academics/experts/researchers on a specific field of study. These articles usually contain a bibliography at the end of the article and information on the author’s academic qualifications and university at the beginning of the article. A peer-reviewed journal article was reviewed by people with credentials in the article's field of study before being accepted for publication.
Provides full-text for nearly 3200 scholarly publications covering social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
More than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English and foreign-language titles titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Expanding the coverage found in the inaugural edition of African Newspapers, this second series delivers 40 additional African newspapers published between 1835 and 1925.
These newspapers offer deep and unique coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples during this period of major change.
These statistics cover the funds, the population and the names of the officers of thirteen colonies across Africa. Details of which countries each colony was trading with and what they bought or sold were recorded in these books.
Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.
JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references. The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are not available.
PressReader provides online access to over 7 200 newspapers and magazines, including more than 200 from South Africa. Available on any smartphone, tablet or laptop. Articles or full publications may be downloaded to be read when offline.
The Rand Daily Mail, published daily in Johannesburg between 1902 and 1985, pioneered popular journalism in South Africa. It is renowned today for being the first newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall. It is a fully searchable online resource containing every article, advertisement, editorial, cartoon, and photograph.
The resource is freely available, but users need to register and log in to access the content.
Sabinet African Archives is a growing index of thousands of African archives as well as special collections consisting of manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, articles and more, to researchers with an interest in Africa. Sabinet African Archives links to the specific collections’ and archives websites for easy access to more detailed information.
Sabinet Discover allows you to search across all Sabinet information services from a single interface.
Please note: Sabinet clients will no longer be able to access the old platforms from 1 November 2021.