Librarian Heroes in the digital age

  • Embedding Research4Life across 10 campuses establishes the library as the digital backbone for research.
  • Becoming a master trainer to fuel evidence-based agricultural research and innovation in Uganda.
  • Equipping the Maldives’ new research centre to educate the young democracy’s future scientists and policymakers.
  • Inspiring a health librarian to write her PhD on solving low Research4Life uptake and developing a powerful training infrastructure.
  • Highlighting the indispensable role of medical librarians collaborating with doctors and nurses to improve and save lives.
  • Mastering e-resources, Fredrick Otike promotes Research4Life as an expert information specialist.
  • Enabling a tech-savvy Honduran medical librarian to create a one-stop virtual medical library.
  • Changing behaviours in learning, research, teaching and patient care transforms output and treatment.
  • Supporting another Ugandan librarian to boost Research4Life usage at Makerere University, currently ranked 9th across Africa.

All these exciting stories on how it was done have been published in a booklet by Research4Life.

Jean Shaw, Phi

 

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About jgreigshaw

I work with Partnerships in Health Information which promotes partnership between libraries in Africa and the UK with an emphasis in African leadership. I have visited Kenya, Mali, Uganda and Zambia though Phi has contacts in many more African countries.
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