Sabinet African Journals Moves to Atypon’s Literatum Publishing Platform: A powerful new platform for a fast-growing African knowledge base

March 9, 2021

CENTURION Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2021. Sabinet is pleased to announce the migration of Sabinet African Journals ( to a new powerful technology platform. With this move to Atypon’s Literatum online publishing and website development platform, Sabinet strengthens the technology upon which this world-renowned African research rests.

Internationally recognised for the feature set it offers, the Atypon platform enables Sabinet African Journals to get mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most.

“As interest in the African continent and its research output continues to grow, Sabinet’s investment in a new technology platform becomes a natural next step for Sabinet African Journals,” says Rosalind Hattingh, Managing Director at Sabinet.

By upgrading the ‘base’ of Sabinet African Journals, we are confident that this will increase the visibility of African research and further empower researchers through enhanced access and features.

“It’s a privilege to welcome such a highly respected journal aggregator to the Literatum community,” said Marty Picco, Atypon’s General Manager. “Sabinet’s 500+ journals share African research with the rest of the world. Literatum will help Sabinet readers by making it easier to discover the right content and by providing a more enjoyable and productive user experience.”  

To learn more about the Sabinet African Journals, click here.

About Sabinet
With a sound performance history of over 35 years, Sabinet has firmly established itself as a leader in facilitating access to a wide spectrum of high-quality and credible information sources. Over the course of the last three decades, Sabinet has built a strong local and international reputation for providing Africa’s information to the world and the world’s information to Africa.

Sabinet’s mission to support libraries’ technical processes, promote resource sharing and enable access to information sources are underpinned by its commitment, partnerships, understanding and support.

Sabinet’s roots are in library support services, where it is recognised for providing central platforms for collaboration and resource sharing among libraries.

About Atypon
Atypon develops publishing technologies for getting mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Atypon’s online publishing and website development tools let publishers manage and deliver all of the content they distribute—from standards and scholarly articles to video and online courses. Atypon’s tools for researchers let them easily author, discover, and access the content they need. Founded in 1996, Atypon is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with over 470 staff in 9 offices around the world and is owned by Wiley.

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