Significant change often seems hard to achieve in higher education but the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa partnership of East African organizations has had some real successes. Jon Harle reflects on the key elements of the partnership.
This article looks at a pilot project that was set up in 2013 by the UbuntuNet Alliance and INASP to work with National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in order to tackle the problem of the ‘last kilometre’ when accessing and contributing to global research.
This report reviews the Library and Information Science (LIS) Pilot Project in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, suggests ways forward and outlines what worked, as well as what might be improved.
In this case study, Agnes Chikonzo – University of Zimbabwe Librarian and Country Coordinator for the Zimbabwe University Libraries Consortium (ZULC) – discusses what it takes to develop a successful library consortium.
This report documents findings from consultation visits undertaken during February 2009 as part of the Sida supported project “Strengthening access to and production within the Nicaraguan research and university system”.
This is the second in the Research and Education Case Studies series to be published and tells the story of the University of Zimbabwe Library which has progressed in building a digital library despite the constraints experienced during a period of national economic decline.