IS 451 Bibliography of Africa

Covers the available universe of African studies materials in all formats and how to find them. The class begins with evaluating general reference sources and continues with sources by discipline for the study of the continent of Africa. Covers research strategies for the humanities and social sciences.

Previously IS530A.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS451ACG - Bibliography of Africa
      Tue, 9:30 am - 12:20 pm
      On-Campus
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Atoma Batoma
      CRN
      68267
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS451ACU - Bibliography of Africa
      Tue, 9:30 am - 12:20 pm
      On-Campus
      Restricted to Undergraduates with Junior standing or above. Restricted to Information Sciences majors until one week before classes begin (by noon 8/17/2020). Undergraduate questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Atoma Batoma
      CRN
      73211
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3
  • Spring 2020

    • IS530A - Bibliography of Africa
      Tue/Thu, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      Covers the available universe of African studies materials in all formats and how to find them. The class begins with evaluating general reference sources and continues with sources by discipline for the study of the continent of Africa. Covers research strategies for the humanities and social sciences.
      Instructor
      Atoma Batoma
      CRN
      69262
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      2 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).