Use these databases to explore what has been published on your topic. Learning more about your topic will help you hone in on the issues you wish to address in your research paper. Be sure to think critically about the sources you use to cite in your paper.
An excellent source for beginning to develop a topic. You can browse by regions and countries to focus on South Africa or you can use the advanced search option. Contains a variety of sources such as newspapers, journals and magazine articles, and statistical and reference sources.
This English language database indexes over 33,000 articles from over 280 English language and multi-lingual journals and periodicals that specialize in African Studies or consistently cover the African continent.
If you have never used Bertrand Library's interlibrary loan system, you may need to complete the interlibrary loan user form. This tutorial walks you through the process. After completing the tutorial, you won't need to fill out the interlibrary loan form again.