On this page you can find resources to locate periodicals from sub-Saharan Africa including titles that are available in print and electronic versions.
FAWE News: the News Magazine About Girls' and Women's Education in Africa, a periodical from Kenya, is held in the Research and Reference Division
Alao, George. (1999). The Development of Lusophone Africa's Literary Magazines. Research in African Literatures. 30 (1), 169-183.
Gonzalez Echegaray, Carlos. (2015). History of the Press in Equitorial Guinea in the 20th Century: Periodicals Published in Equatorial Guinea 1901-2000. Africa Bibliography 2014: Works Published During 2014. November 2015. vii-xxix.
Ezema, Ifeanyi J. (2010) Electronic Journal Publishing in Africa: An Analysis of African Journal Online (AJOL). Webology. 7 (1).
Mabawonku, Iyabo & Aina, L.O. (2005). Characteristics of Library and Information Science Journals Published in West Africa. South African Journal of Library and Information Science. 71 (3), 275-281.
If you know the title of the publication from Sub-Saharan Africa you may search by title in the catalog.
Or, to locate periodicals by country, you may do a subject search by country for example:
Databases with the blue icon next to the title indicate that they can be accessed remotely with a valid NYPL card. Databases with the icon of the lion next to the title indicate that they can only be accessed on site.
African Journals on Line (AJOL) is a platform that allows researchers to access full text articles from hundreds of African journals.
Liberation Journals Index is an analytic, searchable, online index that covers a suite of Pan-African periodicals including La Revue du Monde Noir,Tropiques: Revue Culturelle and others.