Rhodes University - Hosted Journals


The Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research. This system will enable Rhodes University Library to provide access to journals as published by Rhodes entities, e.g. African Music Journal, or as curated by Rhodes, e.g. Journal of Gerontology.
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African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music

African Music (ISSN 0065-4019) is an annual, peer reviewed, accredited, academic journal established in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, founder of the International Library of African Music. The journal publishes original articles, not previously published, pertaining to contextualized studies of African music and related arts. Since it was re-launched in 2007 it features a CD compilation of audio examples illustrating the articles in each edition, which generally consists of field recordings from the article authors' research.

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Suider-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Gerontologie

Southern African Journal of Gerontology

The Southern African Journal of Gerontology (SAJG) was a multidisciplinary journal that published contributions (articles on original research, review articles, book reviews and comments on articles already published) from any field of gerontology.

The journal was designed to reflect the expanding role of research on ageing and the development of gerontology in southern Africa. The first issue was published in 1993, with the final publication in 2000.

The objectives of the journal were:

  • To stimulate disciplinary and interdisciplinary research on ageing in southern Africa and to publish related scientific articles
  • To disseminate new research findings relating to ageing in southern Africa
  • To stimulate thought on theoretical, methodological and substantive issues relating to ageing and research on ageing in the region
  • To establish a corpus of gerontologists in the region

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