Hatakka, M. (2009) Build it and they will come? Inhibiting factors for re-use of open content in developing countries The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, Vol. 37. No. 5, pp. 1-16

From the abstract:

Despite the benefits of open content the usage is very low in developing countries and understanding why content developers choose not to use open content is the first step towards finding a solution to the problem. Which inhibiting factors for reuse do content developers in developing countries experience with open content? To answer the question interviews, questionnaires and observations have been made with content developers from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and from UNESCO Open Training Platform.

Hakka identifies 11 inhibiting factors. Read the full article for more.


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