Towards improved access to scientific information: The Case for Transforming Scholarly Communication Model in the African Region

Joseph M. Kavulya
Despite the centrality of scientific information in the research enterprise, scientific communities in many parts of the developing countries including Africa have limited access to this vital commodity. This paper reviews current challenges facing existing scholarly communication in the Africa region and examines how its transformation can be achieved using new practices, and tools of information management in the emerging digital environment. The paper seeks to concretize these practices and tools into a new model...
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