The Development Equation/Appendix

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Learning and Knowledge in the 21st Century : The Development Equation
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Appendix II - Indicators and Conditions

Table I – Indicators and Conditions


Network Access (ICT4D)

Access to literature (a2k)

Knowledge for Development KAM indicators And additional data (K4D)

1st Objective – Description of the North-South patterns

High-income countries



Same three categories

Same three categories

2nd Objective - Baseline : Current status of partners







1st Condition - Research partnership establishes ICT4D, but no library sharing

2nd Condition - Research partnership - Develops ICT4D and a2k component with library sharing

3rd condition - Research partnership does not address ICT4D or a2k components

Appendix III - Table of Indicators

Table 2 - ICT4D indicators



pattern of internet connection types at universities North and South

type of internet connection by partner institutions (broadband, dial-up, VSAT etc.)

Pattern of bandwith capability and usage

bandwith capability, bandwith used

Number of downloads and e-prints by type of publisher and by country for peer-reviewed on-line articles, pattern of dissemination (estimate from existing data)

Same but by institutional partner

Stability and reliability of access measured from optimal to poorest connectivity or zero

Comparison across the two institutions of access stability and reliability

Bandwith optimisation and management

Bandwith optimisation and management across the two partners

Money spent on ICT infrastructure at universities in the North and South – value for cost

Money spent and value for cost on ICT infrastructure comparison of partners

Bandwith per capita

Rating of connection quality by survey of users

Hardware – computers per campus population, quality and age of equipment

HR capacity for IT management

Quality of physical library, number and quality of books and journals, # of books frequently used

Table 3 - A2k indicators



Copyright legislation national

DMCA-type legislation by country (present or not)

Library consortia policy (eIFL)

University policies on authorized use

Policies of partner universities on authorized use

Memorandums of Understanding - general

Specific MOU of this partnership

Fair Use and Fair Dealing - laws

Government funding policies – mandated OA, voluntary OA

Institutional policies on open access

Partner’s policies (repository, self-archiving etc.)

General IPR regimes

Human Rights articles vis a vis intellectual property

Supreme Court decisions copyright/fair use and publisher litigation patterns

International policy – OECD, WSIS, CRIS, WTO, WIPO, a2k movement, BOAI, petitions etc.

Experience with literature use students and faculty

Subsidy programs and OA journals

Use and navigability of such programs at TICH/GLUK

Level of access – global

Global level of access by institution ie. Quantity of literature available through all routes

Table 4 - K4D



World Bank K4D indicators – KAM - knowledge assessment methodology by country

Apply KAM at institutional level

Estimate of number of peer-reviewed articles worldwide

Countries of origin of top 2% cited literature in the world

Citation impact of institutional authors

Level of commercialization of basic research, economic value

Level of commercialization of basic research, economic value

Brain drain

Brain drain

Knowledge translation

Knowledge translation – application of institution’s research in local, national or international development

Pattern of spending on journal subscriptions

Spending on journal subscriptions by institution

# of articles published by country in p/r journals

# of articles published by institution in p/r journals

# of p/r sci-tech articles published by country

# of sci-tech articles published by institution in p/r journals

# of research partnerships

Level of participation in international research networks

Level of participation in international research networks

# nature and quality of journals published in