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INFORMED AND HEALTHY – Theoretical and applied perspectives on the value of information to health care

The University of Makerere’s  Professor Maria Musoke has recently launched her new book Informed and Healthy – Theoretical and applied perspectives on the value of information to health care which is now available from the Elsevier Store, other retailers and in eBook Format – on 70 … Continue reading

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Deadline for 2017 MLA/HINARI/Research4Life grants

An Autumn 2016 deadline will be announced shortly for the 2017 grant.  Definitely time to start thinking about it now.

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Elsevier Foundation Contributes $1 Million USD in Improving Health Information, Research in Developing Countries, Diversity in STM, and Nursing Education

A recent news release from the Elsevier Foundation: The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of new programs to improve health information delivery, research ecosystems in developing countries, and diversity in science, technology and medicine (STM); a total annual contribution of … Continue reading

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Innovative Libraries Grants Awarded by Elsevier for 2014

Elsevier has just announced the winners of the 2014 grants. Four of the six grants focus specifically on health information. The NLM ( National Library of Medicine ) founded Network of African Medical Librarians has been awarded a grant for … Continue reading

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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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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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Elsevier Foundation Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries

Winners of the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries include: Enhancing Access to Research in Central and West Africa, Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa, ITOCA Strengthening evidenced based healthcare in Tanzania, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania … Continue reading

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e-Learning for Health Information Professionals in Uganda

As part of the continued partnership between health libraries located in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex and the Sir Albert Cooke Medical Library, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, a two day eLearing workshop is being delivered in Uganda on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Innovative Libraries – funding from Elsevier

There is just 14 days to go before presenting your proposal to Elsevier for funding. It might be difficult to go for a large project, but there may be time enough for you to think of a smaller project which … Continue reading

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What Elsevier is doing for “Innovative Libraries”

Elsevier is due to announce (sometime in December) the grants it has awarded for applications received during this autumn (2011). So I thought it might be interesting to look at those grants awarded last year to African “Innovative libraries”. The … Continue reading

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