Tag Archives: African Libraries

Health Science Librarianship: South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe

An article ” International Trends in health Science Librarianship : South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe ”  by N. Tshuma et al was published in a recent issue of Health Information and Libraries Journal. It features the transformations, challenges and support … Continue reading

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IFLA Participation Grant

AHILA in collaboration with the Norwegian Library Association            ( Section for Medicine and Health ) are pleased to announce a Participation grant for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress during 15-21 August 2015. Objectives … Continue reading

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A day in the life of an African librarian – video

Nasra Gathoni, former President of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) is featured on this video on Youtube and in the Research4Life Newsflash. She is one of the “Unsung Heroes” in African librarianship and works at … Continue reading

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Seeking Medical Librarians from East and West Africa

Jeannette Murphy, Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at University College London, UK, is still seeking help in locating medical librarians to contribute to a feature column ( International Perspectives and Initiatives…which she edits for Health Information and Libraries Journal … Continue reading

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Effects of Librarian Provided Services in Healthcare Settings : a Systematic Review

A new systematic review has looked at the impact of health librarians on patient, healthcare provider, and researcher outcomes. The review identified 25 studies, all of which were conducted in high income countries, demonstrating once again the need for more … Continue reading

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Still Seeking Medical Librarians from East Africa

Jeanette Murphy, Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at University College London, is still trying to find librarians who would be willing to contribute to a feature column  ( International Perspectives and Initiatives ) which she edits for Health Information … Continue reading

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Anglo-Tanzanian Partnership: Enhancing Public Access to Health Information

The two Commonwealth Professional Fellows from Tanzania hosted by Partnerships in Health Information ( Phi ) with trustee Lucy Reid ( South London and Maudesley NHS Foundation Trust ) arrived safely on Sunday 11 May. Their programme is now well … Continue reading

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16th LIASA Annual Conference

The 16th LIASA ( Library and Information Association of South Africa ) annual conference will take place in Johannesburg at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre from 22- 26 September, 2014. The theme is ” Celebrating libraries in 20 years … Continue reading

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INASP Announce Winners of Library Grants

INASP ( The International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications ) have just announced the winners of the 2013 Supporting the Next Generation of Library Leaders grants. In 2013/2014 INASP offered 8 small grants, up to the value of … Continue reading

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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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