Tag Archives: HINARI

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.

Posted in Grants, Health, Librarian Training, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A new MLA /HINARI/ Research4Life Grant for training activities

In December, the Medical Library Association (MLA) announced the expansion of the Librarians without Borders® (LWB) E-Library Training Initiative. This includes the new MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grant (http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=949 ) that focuses on training activities for the Research4Life (R4L) programs (www.research4life.org ). … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Grants, Health, Librarian Training, Libraries of the Future, Projects, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Online Training: Finding, organizing and using health information

Learn or refresh your skills in finding, organizing and using health information. Below are links to various training material including a training manual for students, researchers and health workers in Africa developed by the Network of African Medical Librarians in … Continue reading

Posted in Information resources, Librarian Training | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Information resources, Librarian Training | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Research4Life Training Material Portal

The new Research4Life training portal has been launched ( see website ). The goal of this resource is to centrally locate the inter-discipline training material and other training related information from all four Research4Life programmes-HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI. The … Continue reading

Posted in Information resources, Librarian Training, Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Menus” – to market your library services

I liked this idea, so want to pass it on to you. It has proved successful in three European libraries and whilst the “dishes” on your library’s menu may be different, it is another way of marketing your skills throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Information resources, Libraries, Libraries of the Future | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Phi makes a difference ( and so does HINARI )

In a new book : Making a difference- stories from the field : how access to scientific literature is improving the livelihoods of communities around the world, ed. Richard Gedye and Charlotte Masiello- Riome, Mulugeta Bayisa who practises and teaches … Continue reading

Posted in Grants, Information resources, Librarian Training, Partnerships | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Literature searching for neglected tropical diseases

These have been much in the news in 2011 and 2012 as a serious cause of poverty. There are two databases (not so well known as Medline) which are particularly valuable for researchers and practitioners who are working on parasitic diseases … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Information resources, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HINARI training programme – via HINARI

This is available on CD (free), online or as a download. As it is covered by the Creative Commons Licence you can use this as a basis for your own training adding or subtracting material to make it relevant to … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Information resources, Librarian Training, Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Kenya. Training trainers to promote the usage of e-resources

Lecturers, librarians and teaching assistants attended a highly successful National e-resource Training of Trainers workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. The 2/3 day course, was sponsored by ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa). In an opening address Dr. Gitau, Head … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment