Seeking Impact and Visibility Scholarly Communication in Southern Africa / Henry Trotter, Catherine Kell, Michelle Willmers, Eve Gray & Thomas King
African scholarly research is relatively invisible globally because even though research production on the continent is growing in absolute terms, it is falling in comparative terms. In addition, traditional metrics of visibility, such as the Impact Factor, fail to make legible all African scholarly...
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Baltimore, Maryland :
Cape Town, South Africa : African Minds, for the Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme, University of Cape Town, 2014.
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- Executive summary
- Programme overview
- Project components and methodology
- The Southern African university context
- Scholarly communication policy landscape in Southern Africa
- Research and communication practices
- The SCAP implementation initiative
- Challenges, contradictions and opportunities
- Key findings