publication . Article . 2020

African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape [preprint]

Bezuidenhout, Louise; Havemann, Jo; Kitchen, Stephanie; De Mutiis, Anna; Owango, Joy;
Open Access English
  • Published: 29 Mar 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The International African Institute (IAI, https://www.internationalafricaninstitute.org) in collaboration with AfricArXiv (https://info.africarxiv.org) presents an interactive map of African digital research literature repositories. […] The interactive map extends the work of the IAI to include organizational, governmental and international repositories. It also maps the interactions between research repositories. In this dataset, we focus on institutional repositories for scholarly works, as defined by Wikipedia contributors (March 2020). Objective The map of African digital repositories was created as a resource to be used in activities addressing the followin...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_GENERAL
free text keywords: open access, Africa, research repository, open access, Africa, research repository
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