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Conference on Electronic Publishing and Dissemination

The conference on the publication and electronic dissemination is a biennial event

The principle of holding the conference alternatively, sometimes in Africa and now the rest of world has been chosen to give good visibility on the map internationally and to a diverse audience to participate.

The conference theme is chosen by CODESRIA in consultation with partners who wish may join knowing that it must necessarily focus on issues that are of major interest for research African humanities and social sciences. The conference will have a forum for exchanges between players in the world of knowledge, whether researchers producing knowledge, scientific publishers disseminating it in various forms, librarians, librarians and archivists working in systems management information resources and all those who use intensively in one way or another, through their professional activities.

The first conference on the publication and dissemination e has been organized in collaboration with the Center African Studies (ASC) in Leiden (Netherlands), on "The publication and electronic dissemination "in September 2004 in Dakar (Senegal). Most papers have focused on the role of ICT in the development of research, the digitization of work academic access and visibility of African academics the digital era and the role of digital libraries. The second conference theme was "Bridging the North-South cooperation Academic Communication on Africa. Threats and Opportunities in the digital age "and was held in 2006 in Leiden (Netherlands). The third conference was held on 6 and 7 October 2008 Dakar (Senegal) and focused on the theme "Developing online journals Scientists in Africa: Opportunities, Implications and limitations.

To see if there is currently a call for participation for a conference organized within the framework of the Conference on Electronic Publishing and Dissemination, please consult the Announcements section.

Past Themes