What is it about?

The article discusses the evolution of a web-based static bibliographic database that was created during the early 2000s. This particular database incorporated available technologies (such as MS Access 97) and methodologies at the time and featured a total of 920 records.

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Why is it important?

Despite the antiquated nature of the tools and processes employed, it remains crucial to disseminate the documentation that captures the methodologies and platforms utilized during that period. This serves as a testament to highlight just how remarkably advanced these procedures have become and prevents them from being overlooked or under appreciated.


The article offers an overview of the project's origins, goals, the process of collecting bibliographic data, and the outcome achieved.

Dr Shadrack Katuu
University of South Africa

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This page is a summary of: The Kenya Resources Database – a preliminary review, Information Development, March 2002, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/026666602400842503.
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