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Africanists in the Nordic Countries
"A database of approximately 250 researchers on Africa
in the Nordic countries in the social sciences and humanities." The Nordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet provides and manages the database. http://www.nai.uu.se/research/africanists/
Africaserver
In English and Dutch. Its Africans in Holland is a directory to "locate African expertise and African entrepreneurs in the Netherlands."  "How to find Ethiopian restaurants, African journalists, a Nigerian consultant, an Eritrean travel agent, a Somali scientist, a Congolese choir, a Gambian artist, a Moroccon organisation or a Ghanaian fashion designer?" http://www.africaserver.nl
American Historical Association
The American Historical Association, the main scholarly association for U.S. historians provides a Directory of History Departments and Organizations (for AHA members only). http://www.historians.org/
Canadian Association of African Studies
Has an online directory of members. Based at Centre d'études de l'Asie de l'Est, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec. http://caas.concordia.ca/
Directory of Africanists in Australasia and the Pacific
See the link AFSAAP People. Indexed by regional specialization, discipline, place of residence. Produced by the African Studies Assoc. of Australasia and the Pacific. http://www.ssn.flinders.edu.au/global/afsaap/index.html
Directory of Expertise on Africa in Scottish Universities
Has "entries for over 230 people in Universities across Scotland."  It is searchable by name, university, country of expertise, or field of expertise. Has a page with Institutional Profiles for most Universities. Hosted by the Univ. of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies. http://www.ed.ac.uk/~direct/menu.htm
Directory of Southern California Africanists
"The James S. Coleman African Studies Center at UCLA is establishing a directory of individuals and organizations located in the southern California area that are involved - in one way or another - with Africa. We hope that this initiative will help facilitate more regional interaction and cooperation on matters pertaining to the African continent." http://www.isop.ucla.edu/jscasc/resource/dirform.htm
Finding email addresses from a discussion list which uses the Listserv program.
Use the Review command with any discussion list you belong to to find the email addresses of those on the list. If there are many people on the list, you will receive back a very long email message however.

Send email to the listserv address, that is, the address used to subscribe and unsubscribe. For ex. you would send email to: listserv@listserv.xxx.xx.edu

Do not send it to the discussion list's address, that is, do not send it to: AfricanList@listserv.xxx.xx.edu
Leave the Subject area blank.
In the Message area put: review NameOfTheList
For ex. - review AfricanList
Finding email addresses from a discussion list which uses the Majordomo program.
Use the Who command with any discussion list you belong to to find the email addresses of those on the list. If there are many people on the list, you will receive back a very long email message however.

Send email to the Majordomo address, that is, the address used to subscribe and unsubscribe. For ex. you would send email to: majordomo@list.xxx.xx.edu

Do not send it to the discussion list's address, that is, do not send it to: AfricanList@list.xxx.xx.edu
Leave the Subject area blank.
In the Message area put: who NameOfTheList
For ex. - who AfricanList
General Education Online
"a free and open resource database of links to higher education facilities worldwide for researches, students and others..." http://www.findaschool.org/
Ilissafrica, Internet Library. Sub-Saharan Africa - Database of German Junior Researchers
In German, English, French. Maintained by the Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg (University Library Frankfurt/Main, Germany) and the GIGA Information Centre (German Institute of Global and Area Studies) : Bibliothèque Afrique (Hamburg, Germany). Online catalog of their library holdings and the African Studies Centre, Leiden library. Includes Internet Resources and the Database (in German) of German Junior Researchers in the African Studies. [KF] http://www.ilissafrica.de/
InfoSpace
Find phone numbers and home addresses for people living in the U.S. and Canada - as long as their number is publicly listed. Select the Find People - United States and Canada entry. Once you have the address you can get a map of where they live! http://www.infospace.com/
International Directory of African Studies Scholars
A searchable database of individuals in African Studies who have submitted their names to the directory. Enter the name or a keyword in the form, or browse the entire list. It is maintained by Dr. Joseph Caruso, the African Studies Librarian at Columbia University (New York). http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/directory.html
Liberian Connection
Includes a very well organized email directory of Liberians abroad, links to home pages of Liberians and Liberia-related sites. Maintained by Ciata Victor Baptiste. http://www.gis.net/~toadoll
Mande Studies Association - Members Directory
"The Mande Studies Association is a multidisplinary group with interests in the Mande region of West Africa." Has a members directory. http://www.oswego.edu/other_campus/stud.org/mansa/member1.html
National Research Foundation (South Africa)
Provides, through the Nexus database, a directory of South African researchers. Click on Research Networking. Also locate women scholars in South Africa . Click on Women in Research. [KF] http://star.nrf.ac.za/index.html
Ninde [Burundi Who's Who]
In French. Database of biograhies of prominent Burundi men and women. Find people by profession or name. Produced by Base International, a Bujumbura company. http://www.ninde.org/
University of Pretoria Directories
http://www.up.ac.za/directories/directory.html
Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists, WEDA
Keyword searchable database of anthropologists and other scholars in the physical and social sciences, as well as the humanities. Includes art historians, linguists, archaeologists, organizations, journals, laboratories, electronic databases. Has links to other directories. Maintained by Hugh Jarvis. http://wings.buffalo.edu/WEDA/
Yahoo Find People
Charges for some information. http://people.yahoo.com/



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