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H-SAfrica (part of the Humanities and Social Sciences Online) is an international network dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of South and Southern Africa history and culture, and Southern African studies in general.

The Historical Association of South Africa aims to further the study, knowledge and appreciation of history; advance the academic tuition and training of historians; encourage professional communication and co-operation between historians and publish a journal containing contributions of a high academic standard. Publishes the South African Historical Journal. The website provides links to a multitude of online resources.  

South African History Online (SAHO) has over two decades become the largest and most comprehensive online website on South African and African history and culture.  SAHO website, is linked to a partnership programme with universities, schools and community based history projects.   It has become an integral part of the higher education landscape and the go to website for information on South African and African history.

The Southern African Historical Society is an active network for communication among professional historians located throughout the subcontinental region and the organisational home for the accredited South African Historical Journal.

The South African History Archive (SAHA) is an independent human rights archive dedicated to documenting, supporting and promoting greater awareness of past and contemporary struggles for justice through archival practices and outreach, and the utilisation of access to information laws.

The Internet Archive, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. The internet Archive provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, people with print disabilities, and the general public. 

The Internet Archive started in 1996 by archiving the Internet itself, a medium that was just beginning to grow in use. Like newspapers, the content published on the web was ephemeral - but unlike newspapers, no one was saving it. Today there is 25+ years of web history accessible through the Wayback Machine


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