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Striving at the periphery, craving for the centre: The realm of african scholarly communication in the digital age

Teferra, Damtew

Abstract:
This article explores the state of the knowledge domain and the capacity of scholarly communication on the African continent at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It examines the challenges and opportunities in the digital age and proposes ways of capitalizing on the vast resources of global knowledge.

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Document Title: Striving at the periphery, craving for the centre: The realm of african scholarly communication in the digital age
Journal: Journal of Scholarly Publishing
Volume: 35
Issue: 3
No. of Pages: 159-171


Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Contributory Studies and Research Approaches
Country:African Continent
Keywords:Access to Higher Education, ICT (Information & Communication Technology), Information Age, Information Needs, Information Retrieval, Information Society, Information Systems, Information Technology, Innovation, Interactive Learning, Interactive Online Knowledge Communities


File Size:212 KB
Date Added:29 March 2012


Teferra, Damtew, (2004) The realm of african scholarly communication in the digital age, Journal of Scholarly Publishing 35 (3) 159-171