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Scholarly publishing in Africa

Solani Ngobeni

Scholarly publishing in Africa

opportunities & impediments

by Solani Ngobeni

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Published by Africa Institute of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scholarly publishing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Solani Ngobeni
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ286.S37 S334 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25211014M
    ISBN 100798302275
    ISBN 109780798302272
    LC Control Number2010674820
    OCLC/WorldCa502097484

    Oxford University Press is the largest university press in the world, publishing in 70 languages and countries. Find out how we make the highest-quality academic .   All such loopholes in the African book publishing sector were the foundation of the coming of the African Books Collective (ABC). The ABC is a non-profit, worldwide marketing and distribution channel for more than independent African publishers from 24 countries and specializes in the promotion of scholarly, literary, children’s books and.

    Baobab Books, (a division of Academic Books) P.O. Box , Harare. Zimbabwe Publishing House, Box , Harare. E U R O P E: ENGLAND Africa Book Centre Ltd., 38 King St., London, WC2E 8JT. Tel. African Books Collective "is a major new self-help initiative by a group of African publishers to promote their books in Europe, North. We publish quality books and other publications with a focus on cultural and political history, biography and autobiography, art, photography and education. The encouragement of local writing underscores our commitment to the preservation of South Africa's stories and the development of a culture of reading.

    The top five academic publishers, who publish scholarly works and books for students, are distinctly different from the "Big Five" trade publishers, who publish books for the general list below contains prestigious names, some of which are associated with venerated universities. East African Educational Publishers Ltd is one of the largest Publishing Houses in Africa. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, we publish Creative Works, Theory and Criticism of African Literature and other Literary Texts. We publish Children's Stories in English, Kiswahili and other African Languages. We a.


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Scholarly publishing in Africa by Solani Ngobeni Download PDF EPUB FB2

Solani Ngobeni is the Director of Publications at the Africa Institute of South Africa. He holds a Masters degree in publishing from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

His research interests include the politics of race in knowledge production, the state of scholarly publishing in Africa and issues around book distribution in Africa. Scholarly Publishing in Africa. Scholarly publishing in Africa book & Impediments [Solani Ngobeni] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book interrogates one of the most important aspects of Africa's publishing industry, namely, scholarly publishing. This book interrogates one of the most important aspects of Africa's publishing industry, namely, scholarly publishing, which while it deserves more attention, generally receives little.

The African publishing industry continues to be dominated by education publishing, although trade publishing is beginning to thrive, especially in the bigger industries such as South Africa and Egypt. Review essay of Solani Ngobeni, ed. Scholarly Publishing in Africa. Opportunities and Impediments.

Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa, This work was conceived as a sequel to the African Writers Handbook (African Books Collective, ). It is built on the debates emanating from a seminar on scholarly publishing in Africa held in Arusha, Tanzania inorganised by the Dag Hammarskj?ld Foundation, the African Books Collective and the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP).

The publishers and distributors listed on this page are publishers and distributors in Africa and around the world that either focus Scholarly publishing in Africa book on Africa-related books or publish a significant number of books on Africa each year.

Publishing & the Book in Africa: A Literature Review for Page 1 Publishing & the Book in Africa: A Literature Review for Hans M. Zell. EAEP started in when two British publishers, Heinemann and Cassell, formed groundwork for publishing in Nairobi.

In those days, the whole of Africa used to be a marketplace where books published in European metropolises were transported to and sold.

InHeinemann Educational Books (EA) Limited changed its name to Heinemann (Kenya) Ltd when part of it became locally owned. SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING IN AFRICA: A CASE STUDY OF THE POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITY PRESSES DISSERTATION Presented to the Graduate School of the University of Stirling In Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Kwasi Otu Darko-Ampem, BSc.

MInfSc. February, Supervisors: Dr. Ian McGowanFile Size: 1MB. "Book Publishing in Africa" is a group for book-publishing and bookselling professionals, as well as media professionals and authors with an interest in publishing and the book trade in Africa.

It is. Scholarly publishing in Africa is in dire straits. This book was born out of the recognition of the 'sorry state' of research (scholarly) publishing by African scholars and researchers, in response to which the publications division of the Africa Institute of South Africa organised a conference titled: 'Scholarly publishing in Africa: opportunities and impediments', during which numerous Cited by: 3.

scholarly publications. 1 It is now time to shift attention to scholarly publishing, as a means of developing research capacities, as the universities in the North and Africa work together “by sharing their resources within framework of formative projects” as Bonaventure Mvé-OndoCited by: 4.

Dr Susan Veldsman from the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) provided an overview of several strategic studies on scholarly publishing commissioned by ASSAf.

She elaborated on how the implementation of recommendations from these reports have impacted on scholarly journals and books in South Africa. African Minds is a not-for-profit, open access publisher of scholarly books based in Cape Town, South Africa. African Minds publishes predominantly in the social sciences and humanities, and its authors are typically African academics, as well as international academics.

Cape Town, South Africa. In August Random House South Africa and Struik Publishers announced their merger to create a significant new player in the African book publishing industry.

The new company, known as Random House Struik (Pty) Ltd, brought together two of the country's most prominent book publishers under the. The Current State of Scholarly Journal Publishing in Africa 7 Executive Summary Over the past few years, the state of scholarly publishing – particularly in terms of the publishing of journals – has dramatically changed.

Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd was established in It has two main imprints – ASP Australian Scholarly Publishing and Arcadia general non-fiction & fiction including the Press On series. Australian Scholarly Publishing also has a national sales & distribution arm, Australian Book Marketing, which represents Australian Scholarly and overseas publishers to the book trade, special.

The Scholarly Publishing Programme (SPP) is regarded as a major intervention within the National System of Innovation (NSI) in South Africa. The strategic goal of the SPP is to enhance the national capacity to produce and publish research, on the one hand, and to increase the quality and visibility of South African research publications, on the other.

This work was conceived as a sequel to the African Writers Handbook (African Books Collective, ). It is built on the debates emanating from a seminar on scholarly publishing in Africa held in. Electronic journal publishing in Africa though still at its infancy has been widely accepted as one of the best methods of promoting scholarly publishing.

It is imperative that the establishment of AJOL as a database of online journals in Africa has provided a good platform for enhanced visibility of research outputs in Africa. Fountain Publishers, “one of East Africa’s leading publishing houses with over titles in school textbooks, academic, general, fiction, tourism, children and local language books,” started experimenting with gratis OA books inand currently offers a few such titles, which address "health and welfare" and "government and public.

Notes on the Future of the Academic Book in Africa Posted on April 5, by academicbookfuture in academia, academic books, publishing and tagged Africa, Dr Ola Uduku, KNUST.

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