Digital Libraries at IST-Africa

Niall McNulty has recently returned from a trip to Kenya, where he presented at the IST-Africa ConferenceĀ on the Ulwazi Programme, a digital library initiative he has managed for the past five years. The project uses the public library infrastructure, the local community and social web technologies to collect and disseminate indigenous knowledge and local histories. […]

The Ulwazi Programme: Local Users, Local Language, Local Content

Presented at the IAMCR 2012 Conference, Durban, South Africa. The Ulwazi Programme uses the public library infrastructure, Web 2.0 technologies and the community to collect and disseminate indigenous knowledge and local histories. This user-generated content is compiled in an online digital library in the form of a website and access is provided through current mobile […]