ACBF Virtual Library
About the Knowledge Resource Corner

Welcome to ACBF's Knowledge Resource Corner (KRC), a virtual library on capacity development. The Knowledge Resource Corner is a one stop shop digital library that offers fast, well-structured and unified interface to access free full-text copies on capacity development produced and published by ACBF, its networks and partners. KRC's collections comprise books, occasional papers, working papers, reports, development memoirs, lesson notes, conference papers etc. Other online reference sources accessible via the Knowledge Resource Corner include several databases, gateways, portals, e-journals, e-books and e-news.

The KRC contains only the final, peer-reviewed versions of publications. The KRC is designed to meet the needs of ACBF's research community based in Africa and beyond. Its value lies in the quality and convenience of its publications database. Each article, book, paper or report is enriched with semantic and bibliographic metadata, including topics, abstracts and keywords using a controlled vocabulary. Users save time with use of the search facility that narrow searches across and within ACBF publications and return highly relevant results across all content types. In addition, the KRC offers a number of other useful research tools and features including browse by subject, title author, content type, publisher and other metadata.

The KRC is unique and offers several advantages:

  • It is free
  • It is not limited by physical boundaries
  • It is accessible around the clock
  • It provides multiple accesses
  • Information is retrieved instantly
  • It preserves and conserve institutional knowledge
  • No challenges of physical space
  • The publications cannot be easily destroyed
  • The publications are downloadable and printable

KRC resources are copyright protected and users are encouraged to attribute the work in the manner specified by the copyright holder.

For further information about the KRC please contact:

The Librarian

Knowledge , Monitoring and Evaluation Department

2 Fairbairn Drive

Mount Pleasant



Tel: (+263-4) 304663, 304622, 332002, 332014

Cell: +263 772 185 308 - 10

Fax: (+263-4) 792894, 702915,

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