This paper draws on literature and experience, both from the parliamentary strengthening sector and the evidence-informed policy sector, to explore information support systems in
African parliaments and the factors that shape their work.
The report examines the progress that has been made by university libraries in Africa in introducing electronic systems and services and suggests where developments and investments might now be made to further advance the implementation of digital libraries.
To investigate the current level of use of ICTs and plans for the future within the public library environment a survey was undertaken of 22 public library services in ten English-speaking African countries.
Issues and potential solutions to internet bandwidth and online access problems in university environments, commissioned in response to concerns of partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.