While West African history and culture have not been areas of major study at Notre Dame in the past, the Hesburgh Libraries do have and are collecting many resources that will be of value in such study. These include general purpose and subject specific databases for scholarly, popular, and journalistic publications; collections of government publications and monographs on general and specific themes related to Nigeria.
These resources will provide background information or context for your project or paper. They will also assist you in identifying key themes, participants, and events as you focus your research.
The Hesburgh Libraries have atlases for almost any subject you might need. They are listed in the NDCatalog and located in the: