Category Archives: Publishing

15 reasons for hosting an online journal with OJS

Here are 15 reasons for working with the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (OJS). The best reason: we can help you! The Specialised Information Service for African Studies offers an OJS Hosting Service to the African Studies community based in Germany.
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What is research data management

Research data management (RDM) includes all measures taken to ensure that data is and remains usable. For this to be successful and sustainable, data management must be established as an integral part of the research processes and form a part of scholars’ routines so they can actively and consciously shape the lifecycle of their research data. In this toolbox, you will find a series of posts about the management of research data.
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Citation tracking

Citation tracking in can be used to identify the most important articles, research papers, scientific journals, and influential researchers in any given discipline.
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Writing Tools

Editing and typesetting large (long) documents can quickly become unwieldy using a simple word processor like MS Word. This is where LaTeX, a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting becomes useful.
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