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Posted by gaelicnotes on June 18, 2010

Some useful reports to consider:The Global research report on Africa 2010 provides useful information about research trends in African countries and the problems & challenges

And The Feasibility study on the AfricaConnect Initiative (Dec 08-Dec 09) which highlights ICT challenges and opportunities in Africa and the implications for African research. With thanks to Denise Nicholson

The Blue Ribbon Task Force issues final report: Sustainable preservation of our digital knowledge base must be a priority which deals qwith tht need to ensure that valued digital information will be accessible in the future. Read the report >>>>> and the comment on the 4th March 2010 by OCLC >>>>

DOAJ reaches another milestone by reaching the 5000 journal title markRead Heather Morrisons comments on the OA Librarian blog

SABINET announces the arrival of The African Journal Archive which is a retrospective digitisation project of full-text journal articles published in Africa, in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities Read more >>>>

20 Most Popular Open Source Software Ever from Tripwire Magazine, by Tom Walker (March 10, 2010) Read more>>>>

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