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Richard Higgs

Richard HiggsQualifications:

BA Hons (Wits)
Maîtrise de Lettres Modernes (UPV Montpellier III, France)
Masters in Creative Writing (UCT)

Research interests:

Digital Curation; Records Management; Knowledge Management; Enterprise Content Management; Information Governance; Information Theory and Epistemology; Indigenous Knowledge Systems; Business Process Management; Digital Divide; Human-Computer Interaction; Curriculum planning and development; ICT4D; Feminism and development infonomics in the Digital Age; Content Architecture.

Recent publications:

De la Porte, B. & Higgs, R. 2019. Challenges in digitisation of cultural heritage material in the Western Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Information Management. 21(1) https://doi.org/10.4102/sajim.v21i1.1104

Schäfer, S., Higgs, R. 2019. Perceptions and experiences of a digital visionary environment: digital curation and the Owl House. The International Journal of New Media, Technology and the Arts. 14(2):1-15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18848/2326-9987/CGP/v14i02/1-15

Nyahodza, L & Higgs, R. 2017. Towards bridging the digital divide in post-apartheid South Africa: a case of a historically disadvantaged university in Cape Town. South African journal of libraries and information science. 83 (1). http://dx.doi.org/10.7553/83-1-1645

Kahn, M., Higgs, R., Davidson, J. Jones, S. 2014.  Research Data Management in South Africa: how we shape up . Australian Academic & Research Libraries. 45(4): 296-308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00048623.2014.951910