Monthly Archives: April 2013

Internship at Costello Medical Consulting in Cambridge, UK

The Costello Medical Consulting Global Health Internship aims to provide a long-term solution to the need for evidence-based health policies and treatments in low- or middle- income countries. The program will share skills and knowledge in evidence-based medicine, medical  communication … Continue reading

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Enhancing the Visibility and Accessibility of Research: Demystifying and Promoting Open Access at the University of Nairobi

In the article, Agatha Kabagu, Deputy University Librarian (Planning), University of Nairobi Library and Country Coordinator of INASP’s PERii Programme discusses strategic planning, capacity building and collaboration at a national level, all of which proved essential elements in getting the … Continue reading

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Open Access: Knowledge Sharing and Sustainable Scholarly Communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

An EIFL project, funded by the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) to run until June 2014. It is being implemented with the Kenya Library & Information Services Consortium (KLISC), the Consortium for Tanzania Universities and Research Libraries (COTUL), and the Consortium of … Continue reading

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Malawi Journal of Library and Information Science (MJLIS)

The MJLIS was launched in March 2013, with articles on integrated library systems, multiple databases searching and developing the Malawi Library Association. (Contact: Geoffrey F. Salanje, Librarian, Bunda Campus, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources) Chipo Msengezi           ITOCA

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Elsevier Foundation Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries

Winners of the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries include: Enhancing Access to Research in Central and West Africa, Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa, ITOCA Strengthening evidenced based healthcare in Tanzania, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania … Continue reading

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African Public Libraries Summit: Informing Africa, Developing Africa

On 19 September 2012, the first-ever continent-wide convening of public library leaders and policymakers met under the theme of “Informing Africa, Developing Africa.” The summit took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over the course of three days, delegates engaged with … Continue reading

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UNISA/IFLA Regional office for Africa Public Lecture Series: “African Librarianship in the 21st Century”

The Executive Director of the UNISA Library Services, Dr Buhle Mbambo-Thata, cordially invites you to the 6th Annual UNISA/IFLA Regional Office for Africa Public Lecture on African Librarianship in the 21st Century. When :23 May 2013 Where: Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, … Continue reading

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African Library Summit 2013 / Sommet africain des bibliothèques

The aim of the African Library Summit 2013, the second event of its kind hosted by the Unisa Library, the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) Regional Office for Africa and the IFLA Africa Section, is to create … Continue reading

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