[Sagreenstone] Greenstone DL's under development in the region
Africa j bwamkuu
jbwamkuu at gmail.com
Fri May 9 16:52:56 EEST 2008
I am Africa Jumanne B wamkuu, working at Tanzania Commission for Sciernce
and Tecvhnology (COSTECH)- Tanzania.
I am involved with two projects that will use Greenstone to publish research
1. Joint Project Between Tanzania and Malawi to publish research docs and
articles on HIV/AIDS, TUBERCOLOSIS and MALARIA.
- We have finalised to training to stakeholders on how to use Greenstone.
- According to project team, within two months they will publish materials
online, I will let you know of URL when it\s available.
2. Digitising of research documents at COSTECH library.
- COSTECH will digitise small portion of its research docs repository and
make it available by July.
- The database will be linked at www.costech.or.tz
Africa J Bwamkuu
On 5/9/08, Stephen Visagie <svisagie at unam.na> wrote:
> I'm doing a presentation at the DITCHE Library event in Port Elizabeth,
> South Africa, on Greenstone. Want to try to promote Greenstone among the
> South African ICT/Systems Librarians. Besides mentioning our workshops in
> Namibia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Lesotho, I'd also like to be able to mention
> some Greenstone Digital Libraries from the region that have been created and
> published on the Internet or CD-Rom, or those that are under development. (I
> have plenty of examples of Greenstone DL's in other parts of the world -
> Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, New Zealand, USA, Italy...) Just basic
> Who you are
> Your institution
> Scope/content of the Digital Library
> Where to find it (if already online)
> When you hope to publish (if not yet online)
> Even if your DL is not openly accessible, e.g. only on an Intranet for your
> institution, I want to be able to tell the South Africans how we are using
> Greenstone - maybe shame them into action ;-)
> Looking forward to your response soonest - I fly on Tuesday, 19 May.
> Many thanks and regards,
> Stephen Visagie
> Sagreenstone mailing list
> Sagreenstone at elibserv.unam.na
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