Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint

Creator

  • Author: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of North Texas

Contributor

  • Organizer of meeting: American Society for Information Science and Technology
    Contributor Type: Organization

Date

  • Creation: 2012-10

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This presentation discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint.
  • Physical Description: 24 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: global knowledge
  • Keyword: higher education
  • Keyword: gross expenditures
  • Keyword: developing countries

Source

  • Conference: American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Seventy-Fifth Annual Meeting, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Relation

  • Is Version Of: Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III, ark:/67531/metadc130186

Collection

  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Presentation

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc122171

Degree

  • Academic Department: Digital Projects Unit

Note

  • Display Note: Abstract: In line with issues in international information, panel members aim to discuss the global knowledge footprint from a unique and distinct perspective. Framed here as 'content divide,' the focus is to present an international comparative analysis of knowledge production using scientific/technical research, and patent outputs of individual countries and regions across the world. The approach places emphasis on the connection between gross expenditure on R&D (GERD) and research performance mainly by higher education institutions; innovation activities using patent registration as one key indicator, and the role of national education and research network (NREN) as key enabler to foster research productivity.