West African Research Center (WARC), office in Dakar, Senegal; country coordinators in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Mali

The WARC library consists of classic and reference works, reviews and periodicals catalogs and dictionaries for a total of more than 4000 works currently cataloged and 600 works still to be cataloged. The West African Research Association (WARA) is partnered with Michigan State University and the Institut Fondemental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN) in the creation of the Multi-lingual Digital Library for West African Sources and therefore has access to exceptional and otherwise inaccessible materials in various media concerning language and culture in the West African region.