Content development in an indigenous digital library: A case study in community participation

@article{Greyling2010ContentDI,
  title={Content development in an indigenous digital library: A case study in community participation},
  author={E. Greyling and Sipho Zulu},
  journal={IFLA Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={36},
  pages={30 - 39}
}
  • E. Greyling, Sipho Zulu
  • Published 2010
  • Engineering
  • IFLA Journal
  • Africa and African libraries and information centres are poorly equipped to make a meaningful contribution to the current global digital knowledge economy. Low local content on the Web retards buy-in from local communities into digital resources and inhibits development of digital skills. A library with content of local relevance will encourage communities to make use of library services, especially if they are empowered to participate in development of the content. Public libraries serving… CONTINUE READING
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