The conference on the publication and electronic dissemination is a biennial event
The principle of holding the conference
alternatively, sometimes in Africa and now the rest of
world has been chosen to give good visibility on the map
internationally and to a diverse audience to participate.
The conference theme is chosen by CODESRIA in consultation
with partners who wish may join
knowing that it must necessarily focus on
issues that are of major interest for research
African humanities and social sciences. The conference will have a
forum for exchanges between players in the world of knowledge, whether
researchers producing knowledge, scientific publishers
disseminating it in various forms, librarians,
librarians and archivists working in systems management
information resources and all those who use
intensively in one way or another, through their
The first conference on the publication and dissemination
e has been organized in collaboration with the Center
African Studies (ASC) in Leiden (Netherlands), on "The
publication and electronic dissemination "in September 2004 in Dakar
(Senegal). Most papers have focused on the role of ICT
in the development of research, the digitization of work
academic access and visibility of African academics
the digital era and the role of digital libraries. The second
conference theme was "Bridging the North-South cooperation
Academic Communication on Africa. Threats and Opportunities
in the digital age "and was held in 2006 in Leiden (Netherlands).
The third conference was held on 6 and 7 October 2008
Dakar (Senegal) and focused on the theme "Developing online journals
Scientists in Africa: Opportunities, Implications and limitations.
To see if there is currently a call for participation for a conference organized within the framework of the Conference on Electronic Publishing and Dissemination, please consult the <rubrique7> section.