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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Swahili Language and Culture: UIUC Resources

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UIUC Resources

Swahili books and resources at UIUC are found in the main library, the International Area Studies library, the Undergraduate Library and the website of the Center for African Family Studies. Other resources within the linguistics department and various centers are discussed below. 

Reference material

Swahili reference materials such as dictionaries (kamusi) are in the International Area Studies library situated on the third floor.

Browsing the stacks for Swahili books

Numerous Swahili books are also found in the stacks of the main library. Search the library catalog for more information.

Video Collections and Streaming Movies

Campus Resources