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Digital teaching in African Studies: Open Access search engines

Special search engines for free full texts as well as open access tools Picture by Gerd Altmann on Pixabay CC Here we present special search engines for full text open access academic articles, open access tools, as well as a preprint repository for African Studies. Many articles and even entire books are available online free…
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Digital Teaching in African Studies: Overview

The Specialised Information Service for African Studies has compiled suggestions and assistance for digital teaching at universities - especially in the current switch to online teaching for the summer semester 2020.
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Peer Review Week 2019

Reviewing for academic journals takes a considerable amount of time and effort, even though it is essentially a voluntary job. However, that does not mean that your work as a reviewer goes unseen and is unaccounted for!
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Keeping to time

Keeping to time in a conference presentation should be fairly simple but it happens in panel after panel.
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Survey on research data!

Funding institutions increasingly require scientists to make their research data accessible and reusable in research data repositories. However, the management of research data in African studies is just in its beginnings, and in part accompanied by uncertainties about how it should be implemented. Not least, in African studies, research data are particularly sensitive with regard…
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