Tag Archives: Nigeria

Phi’s latest activities

Phi has just said goodbye to three Nigerians on Commonwealth Professional Scholarships. Specially tailored programmes for learning and experience in the UK had been planned for each of them according to their interests. The Scholars included a senior university librarian, … 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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Librarian Heroes in the digital age

Embedding Research4Life across 10 campuses establishes the library as the digital backbone for research. Becoming a master trainer to fuel evidence-based agricultural research and innovation in Uganda. Equipping the Maldives’ new research centre to educate the young democracy’s future scientists … 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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Articles on Health Science Librarianship

I see from HIFA 2015 that articles on health science librarianship are being sought for a series called Trends in Health Science Librarianship. The editor who is Jeanette Murphy, Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at University College London, UK, … Continue reading

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New paper: Access to and Dissemination of Health Information in Africa – The Patient and the Public

Below is the citation and a link  to the  abstract and selcted extracts of a new paper in the Journal of Hospital Librarianship, by Stella Anasi, University of Lagos Library, Nigeria. Stella N. I. Anasi (2012): Access to and Dissemination … Continue reading

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Nigeria. Physicians use of medical databases

Congratulations to the authors on the publication of this survey. Physicians utilisation of internet medical databases at the tertiary health institutions in Osun State, South West, Nigeria, by Iwok N. Shabi, Olabodi M. Shabi, Modupe A. Akewukereke and Emem P. … Continue reading

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Google Grant for Nigeria ICT

On 8th March 2011, Google announced that they have made three grants through the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of Tides Foundation. Amongst the grantees is the Nigeria ICT Forum. A $500,000 grant has been made to support efforts in … Continue reading

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