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Title Bridge builders : African experiences with information and communication technology / Office of International Affairs, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996


Description 1 online resource (x, 290 pages) : illustrations
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Information technology -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Science -- Case studies
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Engineering -- Case studies
Information services.
Computer networks.
Information Storage and Retrieval
Information Services
Computer Communication Networks
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
Information services
Computer networks
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Engineering
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Science
Information technology
SUBJECT Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa South of the Sahara
Subject Sub-Saharan Africa
Genre/Form Electronic books
Case studies
Case studies.
√Čtudes de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Office of International Affairs.
ISBN 0585020086