Challenges of building digital repositories in Africa: A case study of best practise

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dc.contributor.author Bakhoum, Nafissatou
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-22T08:44:23Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-22T08:44:23Z
dc.date.issued 2016-06-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/20538
dc.description.abstract Creating the sustainable means to safeguard and make the African scientific memory evolutive for future generations make challenges regarding preservation and knowledge sharing most acute. Then, many initiatives have been developed to generate synergies at a national and regional level in order to raise awareness in the urgent need to implement policies and programs to safeguard and valorize the rich African historical, scholarly and cultural heritage. But, despite resolutions and recommendations outlining road maps to root out the continent from isolation regarding the internationally networked system of knowledge production and sharing, there are now few relevant African contents freely accessible. And this, in spite of the existing potential and huge progress made in ICT outputs. In the general African context, with limited economic resources, one can therefore understand why such challenges are of urgent pressure. 1 - Challenges attached to the preservation and valorization of African scholarly contents. 2 - Presenting a case study of best practice: the digital repository of IFAN Ch A Diop. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Dakar, Sénégal en_ZA
dc.title Challenges of building digital repositories in Africa: A case study of best practise en_ZA
dc.type Presentation en_ZA


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