Resources for Students
News Sources From Around the World
Al-Jazeera English http://english.aljazeera.net/
All Africa.com http://allafrica.com/ This website contains news from across Africa both in English and in French.
BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/
CNN International http://www.cnn.com/CNNI/
Far East Economic Review http://www.feer.com/home FEER proposes to analyze and interpret financial, commercial and industrial developments in Asia. It also covers broad political developments and presents views and opiniot pieces from Asian sources and analysts.
Al-ahram Weekly http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/ Egyptian English weekly newspaper/
Asahi Shimbun http://www.asahi.com/english/ This Japanese newspaper has a broad readership and a working agreement with the International Herald Tribune to combine international resources.
China Daily http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/ Founded as an English language newspaper in 1981, China considers China Daily its global news outlet.
The China Post http://www.chinapost.com.tw/cp/thechinapost/ Taiwan's English Newspaper founded in 1952.
China Radio International http://english.cri.cn/index.htm China's English language audio service with news, human interest stories, and language lessons.
Japan Times http://www.japantimes.co.jp/info/about_us.html This English langauges Japanese Newspaper is intended for a global audience
The People's Daily http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/ Official Chinese newspaper
Samachar.com http://samachar.com/ This collection of Indian news sources available on the web, includes online newspapers, such as the Times of India (back issues availabe in the Kenyon library from 1860) and NDTV.
South China Morning Post http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/ Hong Kong based newspaper.
Taipei Times http://www.taipeitimes.com/News Taiwan Newspaper
Xinhua News Service http://www.chinaview.cn/index.htm This is the English version of China's online news service, offered also in Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.
International Monetary Fund Statistics http://lbis.kenyon.edu/alldb/ifs
The International Financial Statistcs are now available online at the Kenyon library website. The dataset includes information on exchange rates, prices money and financial markets, the balance of payments, output, and labor markets to name a few borad areas.
Library of Congress Global Gateway http://international.loc.gov/intldl/intldlhome.html
The Library of Congress Gobal Gateway to World Cultures and Resources contains actual digital material available for research and also portals to sites around the world. Links include exhibitions around the world on subjects of varied interest and search engines that help identify resources.
A digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa including many disciplines such as archaeology and botany. The site is available in 10 languages.African Arts and Crafts http://www.hamillgallery.com/
This website is an online gallary of Tribal Art, African Art, African masks, African textiles, African sculptures, and African artifacts
African Film Database http://www.africanmedia.msu.edu/
This website offers an online, comprehensive database of films, videos, and other audio-visual materials concerning Africa as well as education services about African media.
UW Madison's African Studies Links http://africa.wisc.edu/links/index.htm
University of Wisconsin - Madison's African Studies Program offers African-related websites worldwide.
African Studies Resources http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/AfricaFocus/
Africa Focus brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary resources: research and teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to these fields held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.MSU African Studies Center Links http://africa.msu.edu/resources.php
Michigan State University's African Studies Center offers on-line resources about Africa that benefit U.S. and African scholars, school teachers, students, the media, business, and government.UGA Islamic Studies Resources http://www.uga.edu/islam/
This websites provides resources for studying Islam and the diverse perspectives of Muslims.
MANAS: South Asia http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/ This site produced by Professor Vinay Lal at UCLA provides useful background and resources on South Asia
Kamat's Indian History Site http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/history.htm Kamat's Potpouri, a site with a mixture of history, stories, information and links to digital documents has incorporated a very good timeline of Indian history, once called "Itihaas.com"
Links for Chinese Religions and Philosophy http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Reln270/links270.htm Professor Joseph Adler at Kenyon College has compiled a wide ranging collection of useful resources for students interested in China.
Links for Japanese Religions http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Reln275/links275.htm These resources collected by Professor Joseph Adler at Kenyon College provide a useful introduction to Japan as well as resources for the study of Japanese religions.
Asian Studies Internet Virtual Library http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html A global collaborative project which provides access in bibliographic and in hypertext terms to networked scholarly documents, resources and information systems concerned with or relevant to Asian Studies.
Map Projection Site http://www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraft/notes/mapproj/mapproj_f.html This site from the University of Colorado explains various kinds of map projections and contains illustrations and links to other resources on map projects.
Google Maps India http://maps.google.co.in/maps?hl=en&tab=wl
In 2009 Google launched road directions maps for India.
This is an interactive map that is intended as a means of providing base mapping where available free of charge.
African History Map http://www.brown.edu/Research/AAAH/map.htm
An animated map that gives a year-by-year presentation of selected themes in the history of Africa between 1879 and 2002.
Historical Africa Maps http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govinfo/collections/mapsofafrica/
This site features digital copies of 113 antique maps of Africa and accompanying text dating from the mid 16th Century to the early 20th Century.