Indigenous Knowledge and The Politics of Classification

Indigenous knowledge has come to occupy a privileged position in discussions about how development can best be brought about so that finally, it really is in the interests of the poor and the marginalised. It may be true that contemporary research on and advocacy of indigenous knowledge is founded upon […]

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Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ)

Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ) is an open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal covering all aspects of digital media in the humanities. Digital humanities is a diverse and still emerging field that encompasses the practice of humanities research in and through information technology, and the exploration of how the humanities may evolve through […]

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IndigiLINK Network

IndigiLINK is for professional social networking and collaboration for those working in the field of Indigenous research and policy. We welcome people working on Indigenous issues in a variety of capacities, including professionals, scholars, researchers, policy makers, Indigenous community leaders, Elders, Indigenous community members, advocates, service providers, and students. What […]

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Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is the essential reference source created to meet the rapid development of information communication technologies research, compiling scholarly work in the pivotal areas of social adaptation to information technology. This six-volume compendium covers such topics as ad-hoc networks, collaborative environments, e governance, and […]

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tripleC: Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society

The Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society provides a forum to discuss the challenges humanity is facing in the information society today. It promotes contributions within an emerging science of the information society with a special interest in critical studies following the highest standards of peer review. […]

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The ICT4D 2.0 Manifesto: Where Next for ICTs and International Development?

ICT4D – the application of information and communication technologies for international development – is moving to a new phase. This will require new technologies, new approaches to innovation and implementation, new intellectual perspectives and, above all, a new view of the world’s poor. All these must be understood if we […]

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Working with Indigenous Knowledge: A Guide for Researchers

Experience has shown us that development efforts that ignore local technologies, local systems of knowledge, and the local environment generally fail to achieve their desired objectives. Examples abound of western-lead teams of researchers failing to consult properly with indigenous populations,with the resulting “advancements” quickly proving to be unsustainable or, tragically, […]

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Ethnography Beyond Text and Print: How the digital can transform ethnographic expressions

Excerpt I’m not advocating for abolishing academic book publishing. Others have and have discussed the economic and ideological structure that supports academic publishing and valorizes the monograph.) Instead, I want to make room for a serious consideration of ethnographic expressions that are not strictly based in text, either in the […]

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Vectors: Journal of Cultural and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

Vectors maps the multiple contours of daily life in an unevenly digital era, crystallizing around themes that highlight the social, political, and cultural stakes of our increasingly technologically-mediated existence. As such, the journal speaks both implicitly and explicitly to key debates across varied disciplines, including issues of globalization, mobility, power, […]

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Journal of Rural and Community Development

The JRCD is published by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University. RDI was established in 1989 as an academic research centre and a leading source of information on issues affecting rural communities in western Canada and elsewhere. The JRCD benefitted with intitial funding from the Manitoba Department of […]

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Why it is Hard to Identify Technical Research Problems in ICT4D and How to Make it Easier

My position is that a shortage of detailed and compelling problem statements is the primary bottleneck that prevents most computer scientists from conducting research in ICT4D. While interesting problems exist, they are usually discovered via months of fieldwork, and there is little incentive to formalize and disseminate problems for the […]

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Indilinga: African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IAJIKS)

Welcome to Indilinga: African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IAJIKS) is an independent and fully accredited publication. The name Indilinga: stands for the “circular orientation” of indigenous African communities which is exhibited in their material culture and behaviour. The journal has been motivated by the need for a dependable expression […]

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GINKS: ICT4D Seminars and Fora

GINKS as part of its activity organize regular ICT4D Seminars and Fora based on our thematic areas (ICT and Education, ICT and Health, ICT and Youth, ICT and Gender and ICT and Agric). These activities are knowledge sharing events aim at educating and motivating best practices so far as ICT4D […]

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Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative

From the Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative website: Hosted by the Department of Anthropology in partnership MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences, the Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative is a platform for interdisciplinary scholarly collaboration and communication in the domain of Cultural Heritage Informatics at Michigan State University. In addition, the initiative strives […]

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Communication for Social Change Anthology: Historical and Contemporary Readings

An engine for social change that would improve all our lives has been popping up in different forms for a long time. But now, The Communication for Social Change Anthology looks at an essential ingredient that has usually been left out of the fuel for such an engine. And that […]

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Journal of Digital Humanities

The Journal of Digital Humanities (ISSN 2165-6673) is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed, open access journal that features the best scholarship, tools, and conversations produced by the digital humanities community in the previous semester. Initiated by the PressForward project, the Journal of Digital Humanities is an experiment in sourcing and distributing scholarly […]

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Digital Humanities Now

Digital Humanities Now is an experimental, edited publication that highlights and distributes informally published digital humanities scholarship and resources from the open web. Since 2009, DHNow has been refining processes of aggregation, discovery, curation, and review to open and extend conversations about the digital humanities research and practice. DHNow highlights […]

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Global Perspectives on Digital History

Global Perspectives on Digital History aggregates and selects material from our Compendium of the Global Perspectives, drawing from hundreds of venues where high-quality scholarship is likely to appear, including the personal websites of scholars, institutional sites, blogs, and other feeds. It also seeks to discover new material by monitoring Twitter […]

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Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts

Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts publishes papers reporting original research and other issues relating to the learning of individuals, groups, communities and organisations. The emphasis is on the socio-cultural dimensions of learning in these different contexts and configurations. The aim of the journal is to publish […]

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ICT World Today

ICT World Today is a journal on Information and Communication Technology for Development developed by the Korea Information Society Development Institute with support from APCICT. Note: seems to have been in production for only two years (2009-2010). Aims & Scope To contribute to developing the overall economies, enhancing the quality […]

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Kulumun: Journal of the Wollotuka Institute

This journal is a premier Indigenous journal which publishes across an international field. It is devoted to the publication of information which relates to research findings, book reviews and Indigenous methodological epistemologies. This blind peer reviewed journal seeks works which focus on a range of disciplines, including art, languages, history, […]

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Designing a More Equitable Internet

My research is concerned with the design of appropriate and accessible information systems serving the needs of poor, indigenous, remote and otherwise marginalized communities in the developing and developed world. I am also broadly interested in the impact that new kinds of data and communications tools can have for improving […]

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ICT4D@Penn

The ICT4D Seminar is an interdisciplinary venture at Penn to bring together researchers, students, and leaders from all sectors interested in better understanding the role that ICTs play in international development, and the impact that they have on impoverished and under-resourced communities. Through the Seminar’s flagship activity, the Speaker Series, […]

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International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

IDRC supports research in developing countries to promote growth and development. We work with researchers and innovators in those countries to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems their societies face. Our goal is to bring choice and change to the people who need it most. […]

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Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER)

The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider) is a resource center for ICT for Development (ICT4D). Spider was established in 2004 and is based at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University. Spider is primarily financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), […]

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