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Book tips in the Toolbox

With our new series on book tips in the Toolbox, we would like to draw attention to the holdings of the Specialised Information Service (FID) on African Studies and present new publications by African publishers.
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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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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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Research Data Management in Area Studies

Research data management is becoming increasingly important in area studies, which include African studies. How can you practically implement such data management? The following presentation by Birte Pfeiffer exemplifies how the German Institute of Global and Area Studies organizes its research data management in Hamburg.
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