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African Commemorative Textiles : Books/References

Area Studies Librarian

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Emilie Songolo
Memorial Library
Room 278F
Subjects: Africa, Ethnic Studies


This guide was created and managed by Kirstie Yu, with support from Emilie Songolo. For questions, contact

Searching for Books

The library website tab Research Tips & Tricks covers a variety of questions that come up when hunting for sources. The heading called Find Books goes over some of the different strategies when it comes to searching for books. It provides information on how to find books by:

  1. Author or title
  2. Subject

Included on this page are some helpful video tutorials!

General Books About African Textiles

Books About African Fashion

Can't find a book through UW libraries?

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) offers free access to materials needed for coursework and scholarly research which are not currently available within the UW-Madison or UW System collections. This service is limited to UW-Madison faculty, staff and students.

Before placing an Interlibrary Loan request be sure the item is not available locally.  See Find & Request Materials for details.

For more information, you can consult the ILL FAQ here.