Category Archives: Open Access

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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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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Copyrights: publications and research data

Copyrights play an important role not only for the publication of written works but also for the dissemination of research data. Harald Müller of the Copyright Alliance gives some Information on this topic in his presentation.
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Research data management in the humanities and cultural studies

The topic of research data management is also becoming increasingly important in the humanities and cultural studies. The presentation by Lisa Klaffki shows the possibilities for cooperation offered by the project "Digital Research Infrastructure for the Humanities and Cultural Studies (DARIAH-DE)".
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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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