Monthly Archives: April 2012

Institutional Repositories for Open Access

INASP ( International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications ) newsletter no. 47 is now available online. INASP website and follow the links. It contains articles about institutional repositories for open access in ┬áboth Kenya and Ghana. Also developments … Continue reading

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Visit to UK by Blessing Chataira, ITOCA 14-28 April 2012

Blessing Chataira is a programme officer at ITOCA ( International Training and Outreach Centre for Africa ) and is also head of the Continuing Education and Professional Development ( CEPD ) programme. This programme is a series of short courses … Continue reading

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UNESCO release Open Access policy guidelines

UNESCO have recently released the “Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access”. This will ” demystify the concept of Open Access and provide concrete steps on putting relevant policies in place “. I’m grateful to INASP for … Continue reading

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MOYO Weight for Height Chart

The MOYO chart ( named after the nutrition centre in Blantyre, Malawi, where it was developed ) is a low cost job aid to help front line health workers correctly assess acute malnutrition. the chart minimises the misdiagnosis associated with … Continue reading

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Book Aid International

Rather short notice and only possible if you are in London next week ┬ábut Book Aid International are organising a seminar at the London International Book Fair on Monday 16th April in the Wellington Room, Earls Court One, Level One … Continue reading

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The Internet in a Box

The Internet in a Box has been mentioned in this blog in the past but I’m not sure that it has been described. It would also be interesting to hear from anyone who has used it whether they find it … Continue reading

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Awards for Libraries that Improve Economic Wellbeing

EIFL’s ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) has launched its first innovation award call- for libraries offering services that use ICT to improve economic wellbeing of the community. The call is open to public and … Continue reading

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