Osborn, Donald. 2012. "Is Swahili the language of Africa?" In E.M. Rickerson and B. Hilton, eds., The Five-Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages, 2nd edition. London: Equinox. Pp. 266-269. (Re-edition of the 2006 publication.)
Osborn, Don. 2011. Les langues africaines à l'ère du numérique. Défis et opportunités de l'informatisation des langues autochtones. (Traduit de l'anglais par Geneviève Deschamps.) Presses de l'Université Laval / CRDI. (Translation of African Languages in a Digital Age.)
Osborn, Don. 2010. African Languages in a Digital Age: Challenges and Opportunities for Indigenous Language Computing. HSRC Press / IDRC.
Osborn, Donald. 2008. "Soybeans and Soybean Products in West Africa: Adoption by Farmers and Adaptation to Foodways." in Christine DuBois, Tan Chee-Beng, and Sidney Mintz, eds. The World of Soy. University of Illinois Press. (See also "Multidisciplinary perspectives" blog article, 20 April 2008)
Osborn, Donald. 2006. "Is Swahili the language of Africa?" In E.M. Rickerson and B. Hilton, eds., The Five-Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages. London: Equinox. Pp. 263-267.
Osborn, Donald. 2006. "African Languages and Information and Communication Technology: Literacy, Access and the Future." in J. Mugane, ed. Selected Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 2004). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
Osborn, Donald. 2005. "African Languages and Information and Communication Technology: Localizing the Future." Localisation Focus, 4(2), June 2005.
Shapiro, B.I., D. Osborn, and M. Ahmed. 1999. "Ex-Ante Impact Assessment and Economic Analysis of Breeding for Nutrient Efficiency and Alternate Strategies, a Conceptual Model and Research Issues: The Socio-Economist's View." In J.J. Adu-Gyamfi, ed. Food Security in Nutrient-Stressed Environments: Exploiting Plants' Genetic Capabilities. Tsukuba, Japan and Patancheru, India: JIRCAS and ICRISAT. Pp. 24-26.
Osborn, Donald. 1999. "Ultimate Development Participation: Institutionalizing Indigenous Language Use in Education and Research." In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Third World Conference, Chicago, March 19-22, 1997. Chicago: Third World Conference Foundation.
Osborn, Donald. 1994. "Evolution of the Concept of Development." The CASID Connection 9, No. 2(January): 9-13.
Osborn, D., D.J. Dwyer and J.I. Donohoe, Jr. 1993. A Fulfulde (Maasina)- English-French Lexicon: A Root-Based Compilation Drawn from Extant Sources Followed by English-Fulfulde and French-Fulfulde Listings. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. Pp. xx, 688.
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