Improving Access to Development Research

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  • The extensive BLDS collection,  built up over the last 45 years and continually developed, is being used to improve access to development research literature, especially for those in parts of the world where such access is often problematic. 
  • BLDS is striving to improve the visibility of this research, in particular of that published in developing countries, both current and historical, which often remains unseen by an international audience who could benefit from a wider range of perspectives.
  • The work falls into a number of separate projects and areas of work: