Monthly Archives: June 2014

Advice to broaden your library’s influence (and your own)

Elsevier’s new Learning Trends Series provides free digital volumes to support learning and development across the sciences. The first volume, Marketing the Academic Library, compiles relevant chapters from library information science books published by Chandos Publishing. This excerpt is from … Continue reading

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80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Full Congress Programme now available Additional details and Speakers’ papers to be added as they become available. Congress Programme   Chipo Msengezi                      ITOCA

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Elsevier and the Nigerian Government Sign License Agreement to Expand Access to Scientific Information and Research Intelligence Tools

Elsevier, today announced it has signed a licence agreement with the Nigerian Government providing continued access to ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s full-text platform for research literature and Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature as well as access to … Continue reading

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Delivering health benefits by working in partnership

Taken from University College London Staff News Read more on the Vice-Provost’s View on delivering health benefits by working in partnership.   Chipo Msengezi         ITOCA  

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THET Support for Health Partnership Scheme Extended Beyond 2015

THET has announced that the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has extended support for the Health Partnership Scheme (HPS) beyond 2015. The additional £10 million in funding will allow the Scheme to run until 2017 and ensure that … Continue reading

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Héros méconnus, Histoires de la Bibliothèque – Nouvelle publication des partenaires de Research4Life

Des témoignages du monde entier de bibliothécaires dans des pays en voie de développement par Research4Life mettent en évidence le rôle important qu’ils jouent dans le renforcement des capacités institutionnelles et de l’aide à la recherche. De la formation en … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes, Stories from the Library – New Publication from Research4Life Partners

Research4Life’s global testimonies from librarians in developing countries highlight the important role they have in building institutional capacities and aiding in vital research From information literacy training to building infrastructure and outreach, librarians are critical to building a healthy research culture in … Continue reading

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