Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا


Papers presented at the Conference

6–8 September 2006, Leiden, The Netherlands

Number of visits: 1927

I Academic Knowledge for Development in Africa

- Keynote speaker: Paul F. Wouters
Open Access, to what for whom?

- Open Access Inevitable for Science and Scholarship in Africa but also for Overall Development,

Subbiah Arunachalam


- Which Knowledge? Whose Reality? An Overview of Knowledge used in the Development Sector,

Mike Powell


- Manifestations of Scholarly Communication in Africa: The Case of the Uganda Health Information Network,

Frederick Kintu


- At the South-eastern Frontier: the Impact of Higher Education Policy on African Research Publication,

Eve Gray


- Spinning an African Academy into the World Wide Web: the Liberatory and Democratic Potential of African Scholarship in Cyberspace,

Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome


- Open Access in Developing and Transition Countries: eIFL and a view from South Africa, Jennifer A. De Beer

II. Bibliometrics and Citations

- Keynote speaker: Peter Lor
Bridging the North-South Divide in Scholarly Communication in Africa : a library and information systems perspective,

Peter Lor

- Measuring International Scientific Impact of Local Research in Developing Countries: An African Case Study,

Robert J.W. Tijssen


- Organising and monitoring research production and performance in Africa: towards Africa Citation Index,

Williams Ezinwa Nwagwu


- Links and Web Impact of Nigerian Universities, PDF

Omoverere Agarin


- Evaluating the Success of Scholarly Publishers,

Elizabeth le Roux


- Research Unleashed?

Marlon Domingus

III. Publishing models for Africa

- La publication académique en panne: Quelles perspectives pour l’Afrique,

Jean Pierre Benoît Idrissa Diouf


- From Print to Internet – an Editor’s Experience, Cyril Belshaw
- Open Access Survey of Africa-published Journal,

Daisy Ouya; Pippa Smart

Applying the Access Principle in the Digital Age: A Case Study Approach,

Garry Rosenberg


- Institutional Repositories: Time for African Universities to Consolidate the Digital Divide,

John Paul Anbu


- Consortia Repositories and Content Management for African Scholarly Publishers,

Jacob Jaygbay


- Online Electronic Publishing some Thoughts for the Future,

Joed Elich

IV. The effects of ICTs on Scholarly Communication

- Keynote speaker: Olivier Sagna
La communication de l’information scientifique et technique en Afrique à l’ère de la société des savoirs partagés

Olivier Sagna

- Managing Digital Information Resources in Africa: Preserving the Integrity of Scholarship,

Christine W. Kanyengo


- The Potential for Virtual Library Services to Promote Teaching and Research and Reduce the Digital Divide: A Case Study of the University of Malawi,

Diston Chiweza


- Weaving Other Anansi Webs: Developing the Electronic Literary Map of Africa,

Miriam Conteh-Morgan


- Enhancing e-journal Use in Kenyan Universities,

George Shibanda Gundu


- L’Université Numérique Tunisienne à l’ère du sommet mondial des sciences de l’information: mythe ou réalité?,

Sofiane Bouhdiba
March 31 2010



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