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Author : Dr Michele Ruiters (DBSA, Research Unit)
Submitted by KMAadmin on 7 September 2009 - 8:14am. categories [ ]
Web 2.0 tools and approaches are radically changing the ways we create, share, collaborate and publish digital information through the Internet. Participatory Web 2.0 for development – or Web2forDev for short – is a way of employing web services to intentionally improve information-sharing and online collaboration for development. Web 2.0 presents us with new opportunities for change – as well as challenges – that we need to better understand and grasp. This special issue shares learning and reflections from practice and considers the ways forward for using Web 2.0 for development.
PART I: OVERVIEW
PART II: STUDIES OF WEB 2.0 TOOLS
Submitted by KMAadmin on 28 August 2009 - 1:18pm. categories [ ]
A model for community participation in African libraries to preserve Indigenous Knowledge - Betsie Greyling
A model for community participation in African libraries to preserve Indigenous Knowledge.
Author: Betsie Greyling, Senior Systems Librarian, eThekwini Municipal Library
Submitted by storytelling on 21 May 2009 - 10:03am. categories [ ]
A few people have asked about the architecture and vision of www.KMAfrica.com and so here is a short overview: The system is based on Drupal, a FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) program. The system is described as one of the most popular content management frameworks in the world with a large user community and a wide range of applications from simple websites to complex administration systems being built on the Drupal system.
Submitted by KMAadmin on 28 February 2009 - 11:28am. categories [ ]