African Digital Libraries Support Network (ADLSN) is a community of African practitioners and other interested actors with a common goal of supporting the preservation and dissemination of local digital content. We work through National Centres and Support Communities in the following countries: Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Read more

What we do

ADLSN is working towards global access to African digital content in the following three ways: facilitating access, organising training & availability of resources, and fostering communities of practice.


Featured Communities

These are communities of practitioners, managers, small businesses and strategic thinkers that plan, implement and sustain digitization activities and IT infrastructure necessary to preserve and disseminate locally produced digital content.

What others think about what we do …

This is wonderful- would be nice to find papers, case studies and other material on the Internet. You will save people a lot of trouble.
Jill Nairobi, Kenya

Our Featured Partners

African Digital Libraries Support Network (ADLSN) works in a collaborative environment with a variety partners. Learn more