"The Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) at McGill University is a research initiative and resource base established to promote the study of the history, economy and cultures of the lands and peoples of the Indian Ocean world (IOW)--from China to Southeast and South Asia, the Middle East and Africa."
"An advocacy tool for social justice, designed specifically for those working in Africa." This is an open-access online newspaper that focuses on politics and current affairs. Available in English, French, and Portuguese.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art's digital exhibit World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean features history and artifacts from the Swahili coast. The exhibit was organized by the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and curated by Prita Meier and Allyson Purpura
As a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, "Swahili Forum provides a unique platform for research articles on Swahili language, literature as well as on Swahili-speaking cultures and societies in Eastern Africa and the diaspora."
Maps of the Indian Ocean
African Migration to SW Asia (NYPL: African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World Exhibit)
Movement of Enslaved Africans (NYPL: African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World Exhibit)
Slave Routes (NYPL: African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World Exhibit)
Trade Routes and Monsoon Winds (Smithsonian: Sailors & Daughters - Early photography and the Indian Ocean)