South African Governmental Publications collection is now available on the LSE Digital Library. It contains government and colonial publications. These are comprised of Population censuses undertaken in the Cape of Good Hope from 1865 until the 1960s. There are also Education Statistics of Cape of Good Hope 1881-1985. The publications were digitised in 2016 as part of the […]
Bangani, S. (2021) ‘The Fake News Wave: Academic Libraries’ Battle Against Misinformation During COVID-19′, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 47(5). From Stellenbosch University Library & Information Service, South Africa, this inspiring example considers the extent of fake news and misinformation in African contexts and the ways libraries have been helping to combat it.
This Digital archive was funded by the School of Advanced Study to put online the papers of South African anti-apartheid activist Ruth First who was assassinated in 1982. They include letters from her exile in London, political activities in South Africa and Mozambique during the apartheid era and responses to her impact. Also relevant here are the […]
Forward to Freedom: The History of the Anti-Apartheid Movement in Britain 1959-1994. This great new website funded by the Barry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust and the Heritage Lottery Fund provides free access to a wealth of resources. These include: a history of the campaign and boycotts, oral history accounts from activists and original documents. […]
http://archives.nelsonmandela.org/#!home New resource created by Google in association with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory to commemorate the life and political career of the man. On the blog you can find photographs, letters written during imprisonment and draft manuscripts for his autobiography. http://blog.google.org/2012/03/explore-mandelas-archives-online.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OfficialGoogleorgBlog+(Official+google.org+Blog) Other useful sites for full text documents on this period of South […]