Monthly Archives: February 2014

Library Curriculum Review

INASP ( The International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications ) and the University of Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, are holding a workshop : Library and Information Science Postgraduate Curriculum Review from 25 February to 27 … Continue reading

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Cochrane et Wikipedia

Merci à HIFA 2015 de nous alerter de ces récentes nouvelles de la Cochrane collaboration Cochrane Collaboration annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Wikiproject Médecine pour améliorer la qualité et l’accessibilité de l’information médicale en ligne sur Wikipedia. Les articles sur … Continue reading

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Cochrane and Wikipedia

Thanks again are due to HIFA 2015 for alerting us to the following news from the Cochrane Collaboration.  The Cochrane Collaboration officially announces a new partnership with Wikiproject Medicine to improve the reliability and accessibility of Wikipedia medical information online. … Continue reading

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Articles on Health Science Librarianship

I see from HIFA 2015 that articles on health science librarianship are being sought for a series called Trends in Health Science Librarianship. The editor who is Jeanette Murphy, Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at University College London, UK, … Continue reading

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South African Library Week 15-22 March 2014

LIASA ( Library and Information Association of South Africa ) is organising South African Library Week 15-22 March 2014. Details are on its website. It will, among many other things, celebrate the role of libraries in 20 years of democracy … Continue reading

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Book Aid International is 60

Book Aid International celebrates its 60th birthday this year. Look at its website to see Issue 17 of Booklinks ( July 2013 ) now online. It features how Book Aid International is helping to create accessible hospital libraries in rural … Continue reading

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Lusaka School of Nursing Library

Edward Phiri, Librarian of Lusaka School of Nursing library , tells Phi that the KOHA library management system ( open source software ) has been installed by him and is now up and running. eGranary is now available on several … Continue reading

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THET in Sierra Leone

In the first of a series of blogs focusing on THET’s ( Tropical Health and Education Trust ) work in Sierra Leone, THET’s Communications Officer, Timur Bekir, visits Kambia District Hospital to document the work of two THET funded health … Continue reading

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