May 28, 2022

Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Goes Live

Direct to Nelson Mandela Digital Archive From Previously privileged information on Nelson Mandela is now available online – for free. The Mandela Digital Archive – an initiative by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory (NMCM) and the Google Cultural Institute – was launched in Johannesburg on Tuesday. From the Official News Release Google gave […]

National Library of South Africa & 15 South African Academic Libraries Choose WorldCat Local

Via Library Technology Guides: The National Library of South Africa and 15 of the country’s most prestigious academic institutions choose WorldCat Local OCLC and Sabinet, OCLC’s partner in South Africa, have signed an agreement to provide WorldCat Local, OCLC’s discovery service, as a single point of access and delivery of electronic, print and digital resources […]

South Africa: Politics: "Who Owns What" Database Launched by Institute of Security Studies

From the Mail and Guardian (Cape Town): The new online Who Owns What Database launched by the Institute of Security Studies in Cape Town on Friday is making the assets and private interests of all elected officials available to the public for the first time. Originally launched in September 2009, the database of politicians’ assets […]