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Bridge builders [electronic resource] : African experiences with information and communication technology / Office of International Affairs, National Research Council.

Contributor(s): National Research Council (U.S.). Office of International Affairs.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (x, 290 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585020086 (electronic bk.); 9780585020082 (electronic bk.); 9780309054836; 0309054834.Subject(s): Information technology -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies | Information storage and retrieval systems -- Science -- Case studies | Information storage and retrieval systems -- Engineering -- Case studies | Information Storage and Retrieval | Information Services -- Africa South of the Sahara | CD-ROM | Computer Communication Networks | Ciencia -- Servicios de informaci�on -- Africa, Sur del Sahara -- Estudio con casos | Ingenier�ia -- Servicios de informaci�on -- Africa, Sur del Sahara -- Estudio con casos | Technologie de l'information -- Afrique noire -- Cas, �Etudes de | Syst�emes d'information -- Afrique noire -- Sciences -- Cas, �Etudes de | Syst�emes d'information -- Afrique noire -- Ing�enierie -- Cas, �Etudes de | COMPUTERS -- Information TechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bridge builders.DDC classification: 004 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The CD-ROM service for the University of Dar es Salaam / John M. Newa -- CD-ROM for health information in Zimbabwe / Helga Patrikios -- Communications for Better Health project in Zambia / Regina Shakakata -- Desktop publishing at the University of Zimbabwe / Xavier F. Carelse -- Desktop publishing at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology / Albina Kasango -- Environmental publishing network : ENVIRONET at ICIPE Science Press / Agnes Katama -- Innovations in desktop publishing at the African Academy of Sciences, 1989-1992 / Alex R. Tindimubona -- Electronic networking for the research community in Ethiopia / Lishan Adam -- Networking in West Africa / Moussa Fall -- MUKLA : evolution of a homegrown network in Uganda / Charles Musisi -- The UNIMA Fidonet Network : computer networking for communications in Malawi / Paulos Nyirenda -- Bringing the Internet to Zambia / Neil Robinson -- NAPRECA and its role in the dissemination of information on natural products research in Africa / Ermias Dagne -- A socioeconomic development information system for Botswana / Stella Monageng -- KEMRI's management information system / James N. Muttunga -- The Ghana National Scientific and Technological Information Network project / John A. Villars.
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The CD-ROM service for the University of Dar es Salaam / John M. Newa -- CD-ROM for health information in Zimbabwe / Helga Patrikios -- Communications for Better Health project in Zambia / Regina Shakakata -- Desktop publishing at the University of Zimbabwe / Xavier F. Carelse -- Desktop publishing at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology / Albina Kasango -- Environmental publishing network : ENVIRONET at ICIPE Science Press / Agnes Katama -- Innovations in desktop publishing at the African Academy of Sciences, 1989-1992 / Alex R. Tindimubona -- Electronic networking for the research community in Ethiopia / Lishan Adam -- Networking in West Africa / Moussa Fall -- MUKLA : evolution of a homegrown network in Uganda / Charles Musisi -- The UNIMA Fidonet Network : computer networking for communications in Malawi / Paulos Nyirenda -- Bringing the Internet to Zambia / Neil Robinson -- NAPRECA and its role in the dissemination of information on natural products research in Africa / Ermias Dagne -- A socioeconomic development information system for Botswana / Stella Monageng -- KEMRI's management information system / James N. Muttunga -- The Ghana National Scientific and Technological Information Network project / John A. Villars.

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