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Jody Nyasha Warner

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Africa in Canadian Academic Libraries: A Continent’s Voices Go Missing

This article examines the availability of print resources from Africa in a large Canadian university library. A measurement of scholarly resources from Africa confirms that they are significantly underrepresented in the academic library context. Economic and publishing challenges in Africa are half of the equation, but just as noteworthy are issues such as racism and systemic bias in North American library collection development practices.

library collections, Africa, Third World publishing

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 32, No. 4 (2005): 180-191