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Access, Skills and Development in Africa
: Local Knowledge in Local Languages

Niall will be presenting on the Ulwazi Programme in Session 174a at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town on Wednesday, 19th August at 11h00. Along with his discussion of the Ulwazi Programme, he will be offering a snapshot of the McNulty Consulting ‘Theory of Change’, which focuses on how a local […]

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Trigger Mails

In previous posts I talked about acquiring users and converting those to a specific action (e.g. email subscription). What happens when you have an email subscription? You can send customers your monthly newsletter or, alternatively,  there are a couple of easy to implement and high value tools that you can accomplish with emails that are […]

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Five Hundred Years Online

The Archive & Public Culture Research Initiative has just launched the first phase of a promising new project, the Five Hundred Year Archive. This project builds on a resurgence of research interest in the history of Southern Africa in the five-hundred-year period before the advent of colonialism, manifest most notably in the recent work of […]

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StumbleUpon: the ignored social network

At the beginning of this year my sister and I noticed a gap in the online market and started working to fill it, by creating a custom-made online novel-writing programme for people who really want to write a novel, but don’t know how to start it. We launched Now Novel in July, and we’re on the way […]

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