Monthly Archives: January 2015

Upcoming e-resources workshop to be hosted by the AHILA Tanzania Chapter

AHILA-Tz in collaboration with the Directorate of Library Services at Muhimbili University (MUHAS) and funded by WHO HQ/AFRO will hold a 3 day workshop from 28 to 30 January, 2015. The training workshop aims to strengthen access and use of … Continue reading

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Nature publisher to merge with Springer | News | Times Higher Education

Nature publisher to merge with Springer | News | Times Higher Education. Chipo Msengezi, ITOCA “If you like this post and would like to support us please go to our website”.

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Library advocacy MOOC: free online course starts February

Our colleague Emma Farrow, Consortium Development Coordinator at INASP informed us about this upcoming learning opportunity. Registration has opened for the online advocacy course “Library Advocacy Unshushed”: Become a powerful advocate for the values and future of libraries and librarianship. … Continue reading

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Participation Grants for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress

IFLA has recently announced that the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2015 by waiving their registration fee. Additional expenses need to be covered by … Continue reading

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New issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Dr. Neil Pakenham-Walsh, of HIFA2015, recently alerted us that the January 2015 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization is now freely available http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/93/1/en/ He quotes from the issue’s editorial: ‘The Ebola epidemic: a transformative moment for global … Continue reading

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CABI offer for members of AHILA

Global Health is a unique database covering  Public Health in depth and including research from many many low / middle income countries. The publisher CABI is offering a very generous discount on the subscription price to the institutions of AHILA members so … Continue reading

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The Ebola Pocket Library v.1.1

The WiderNet Project and WiderNet@UNC have developed the Ebola Pocket Library as a free-to-copy digital off-line library for people responding to the Ebola crisis in Africa — especially local health care workers in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. This collection includes high-quality … Continue reading

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