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  • Anna de Mutiis and Stephanie Kitchen

Institutional repositories are an increasingly significant component in the provision of academic publication and information resources. They are being developed throughout the world as a consequence of the availability of scholarly resources in digital formats, and in response to Open Access policies and mandates.

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3 A good overview of the ‘case’ for repositories being established in African universities by John Paul Anbu K of the University of Swaziland is available at

6, attended by Stephanie Kitchen.

16 Covenant University is a private Christian university and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

21 For more information, see

30 The research project initiated by Africa Minds on university press publishing in Africa may offer some perspectives on this point, see

Anna de Mutiis is Executive Officer at the Centre of African Studies, SOAS / University of London.

Stephanie Kitchen is Managing Editor of the publications of the International African Institute, London.

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Africa Bibliography
  • ISSN: 0266-6731
  • EISSN: 1757-1642
  • URL: /core/journals/africa-bibliography
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