Monthly Archives: May 2015

Open Access – what Eifl is doing in Africa

Eifl works in a number of African countries and others around the world. Working with libraries they provide resources and training to familiarise people with the open access resources which are available through the internet. These are some of the projects … Continue reading

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Using tablets in libraries

Tablets have been used in a pilot programme by Book Aid International for reading in the Children’s Corners in a number of Kenyan libraries. Tablets encourage use of the library’s resources; and the children soon develop digital skills that will … Continue reading

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Health Information Resources

Selected Health Information Resources for Africa produced by Phi has recently been updated and rearranged by topic. A short description of each organization/ database is given and they are arranged: – Journals and journal articles (finding free articles, open access … Continue reading

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Coping with the future – a practical guide for academic librarians

Librarians “also need to more actively support resource creation,.” Lorcan Dempsey This quotation is from one of the many forward looking essays in New roles for the road ahead: essays commissioned  for ACRL’s 75th anniversary*, and it is online for … Continue reading

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