African Studies - Striving for Integrated Information Services: Recent Developments in Germany and Europe

Hartmut Bergenthum, Thomas Siebold
2010 Africa Spectrum  
New projects, services and collaborations have recently brought the infrastructural services for African Studies a big step forward. This report gives an account of new subject gateways and digitisation projects. It discusses recent European cooperation ventures in the field of librarianship. Additionally, new developments and services of the Africa Collection at Frankfurt University Library are presented, which help to address the changing needs of researchers and to handle information
more » ... , while keeping up with the latest developments. Nevertheless, the fragmentation and compartmentalisation of the different services still hinder more integrated information services.
doi:10.1177/000203971004500206 fatcat:f64ib5wrv5g4rk4wjnm66d6dui