Monthly Archives: January 2013

Small grants for improving Public Access to Health Information (PAHI)

Partnerships in Health Information (Phi) in collaboration with the Association for Health Information & Libraries in Africa (AHILA) is pleased to announce two small grants to support health librarians/ health information professionals in carrying out a small project of their … Continue reading

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E-debate – Discussion of Open Access (OA) issues

The latest round of the e-debates on Open Access and Development (organised as part of the DFID Mobilising Knowledge for Development programme) started on 22 January. Discussion points: The production, publication and consumption of scholarly knowledge and  OA This will … Continue reading

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Call for submissions for the Brill/IFLA Open Access award

The IFLA/Brill Open Access award is created to reward initiatives that facilitate and/or promote Open Access Scholarly Monographs in the humanities or social sciences. This is in line with IFLA’s stated position on Open Access, which aims to promote open … Continue reading

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December 2012 issue of IFLA Journal

Out now is the December 2012 issue of IFLA Journal. Volume 38, No.4 (December 2012) Chipo Msengezi             ITOCA

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Rapid increase on access to full-text literature since the launch of IRIS in June 2012

Ian Roberts, Coordinator of the WHO Library and Information Networks for Knowledge reports on HIFA2015 that, “WHO’s Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS) is increasing free access to WHO published material in the six official languages with its growing collection … Continue reading

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PubMed for Librarians

“The National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) will be offering a new online class called “PubMed for Librarians” beginning in January 2013. Participants can choose any or all of the five segments (one hour each) that interest them. Each … Continue reading

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Conference Attendance Grant by the Stichting IFLA Foundation

Stichting IFLA Foundation has made available funds to support 10 colleagues to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Singapore. Successful candidates receive support in the form of Congress registration and a subsidy towards travel, accommodation and additional … Continue reading

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