The Antiquarian Booksellers Association
The Antiquarian Booksellers Association:
The ABA is the senior trade body for dealers in rare and fine books, manuscripts and allied materials in the British Isles and elsewhere
The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers
The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers:
ILAB is a federation of the National Associations of Antiquarian Booksellers
Jisc: Library Hub Discover:
Jisc: Library Hub Discover:
Search a database of 160 UK and Irish academic, national & specialist library catalogues
Via Libri
Via Libri:
Resources For Bibliophiles. Large sections of searching made available.


The Hakluyt Society
The Hakluyt Society:
Founded in 1846, the Hakluyt Society seeks to advance knowledge and education by the publication of scholarly editions of primary records of voyages, travels and other geographical material. Membership of the Society is open to all and is strongly recommended to everybody interested in the history of exploration and travel, exploratory voyages, geographical discovery and worldwide cultural encounter.
Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society:
The learned society & professional body for geography & geographers. Founded in 1830, we are a world centre for geography: supporting research, education, expeditions and fieldwork.
Royal African Society
Royal African Society:
The Royal African Society is Britain’s prime Africa organisation. Now more than 100 years old, its in-depth, long-term knowledge of the continent and its peoples makes the Society the first stop for anyone wishing to know more.


The Africa Centre
The Africa Centre:
Since its inaugural launch in 1964, the Centre has played an important role in projecting a positive face of Africa in London, providing a focal point for all forms of cultural and social activities related to Africa through meetings, talks, visual arts exhibitions, cinema, literature, and the performing arts.
African Studies Association of the United Kingdom
African Studies Association of the United Kingdom:
is to advance African Studies and to facilitate the interchange of information, research and ideas in this field and the coordination of activities by and between persons and institutions concerned with the study of Africa.
Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies
Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies:
Northwestern University, the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies: The Herskovits Library’s collection of print materials published in or relating to Africa includes more than 260,000 bound volumes. Among these is a non-circulating rare book collection of 5000 volumes.
Africa South of the Sahara
Africa South of the Sahara:
Stanford University – Africa South of the Sahara – Selected Internet Resources Listings by country or topic of businesses andr organizations in Africa. Africa on the Internet, an annotated guide for students, faculty, librarians, teachers, journalists, business people and others. Produced by The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University.
Universität Hamburg, Asien-Afrika-Institut, Asien, Afrika
Universität Hamburg, Asien-Afrika-Institut, Asien, Afrika:
Herzlich willkommen am Asien-Afrika-Institut der Universität Hamburg, dem größten universitären Zentrum für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland. Die Hamburger Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften blicken auf eine über 100jährige Geschichte zurück, die mit der Gründung des Kolonialinstituts im Jahre 1908 begann.
Anti-Slavery International
Anti-Slavery International:
works at local, national and international levels to eliminate all forms of slavery around the world.
British Library
British Library – Help for Researchers:
African Collections: Bibliography of publications about the British Library African collections and African Studies
The School of Social and Political Science
The School of Social and Political Science – Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
Part of the College of Humanities and Social Science, the School embraces the Centres of African Studies, Canadian Studies and South Asian Studies.


The Pacific Arts Association
The Pacific Arts Association (PAA):
founded in 1978, is an international organization devoted to the study of all the arts of Oceania. PAA provides a forum for dialogue and awareness about Pacific art and culture. By connecting individuals and institutions around the world, PAA encourages greater cooperation among those who are involved with the creation, study, and exhibition of Pacific art.
European Society for Oceanists
European Society for Oceanists (ESfO):
The society addresses itself to researchers with a regional interest in Oceania. “Oceania” is defined as comprising the classic geographic areas of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. In the context of an increasingly integrated Europe the Society aims to enhance intellectual exchange and cooperation between individual researchers and between scholarly institutions, both within and outside Europe.
he National Library of Australia
The National Library of Australia:
is the country’s largest reference library. Our role is to ensure that documentary resources of national significance relating to Australia and the Australian people, as well as significant non-Australian library materials, are collected, preserved and made accessible either through the Library itself or through collaborative arrangements with other libraries and information providers.
The Pacific Collection at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library
The Pacific Collection at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library:
Materials relating to the island regions of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Internationally recognized for the excellence of its holdings, the Pacific Collection contains over 100,000 volumes.
The Captain Cook Society
The Captain Cook Society:
An international society for everyone interested in James Cook (1728-1779).


British Library
British Library:
The British Library is home to the world’s knowledge. Our collections of over 150 million items include treasures like Shakespeare’s First Folio, Magna Carta and Handel’s Messiah. Together they form an essential and irreplaceable resource, underpinning society’s intellectual, cultural and economic well-being.
Tozzer Library
Tozzer Library – Harvard College Library:
Tozzer Library collects comprehensively in all subfields of anthropology: cultural and social anthropology, biological and physical anthropology, archaeology, and anthropological linguistics, with a special emphasis on materials relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas.