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Grant: Health Libraries Group Bursary

Call for Applications for the HLG – ILIG – Phi sponsored grant HLG Conference, Scarborough, UK, September 2016 Criteria for Applications Purpose CILIP’s Health Libraries Group (HLG) is awarding a bursary of a maximum of £2,500 to support a health … Continue reading

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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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Libraries on chips! – for tablets and mobile phones

WiderNet (creators of eGranary on hard drives) are seeking crowd-funding to produce new information resources on chips that can be placed in mobile devices –  dubbed the Pocket eGranary Library. The focus will be on topics such as: language, literacy, … Continue reading

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The ending of AHILA 2014 – a memorable Congress

The final address was given by the guest of honour, the Minister of Health for Zanzibar, who then presented certificates to the supporters and sponsors of AHILA 2014.  The picture above shows Shane Godbolt (Director of Partnerships in Health Information … Continue reading

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Africa doubles research output over past decade, moves towards a knowledge-based economy

From 1996 to 2012, the number of research papers published in scientific journals with at least one African author grew fourfold (from about 12,500 to over 52,000) ! This achievement has been compiled and analysed by Research4Life (responsible for programmes … Continue reading

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13th Congress of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa

The programme is up on their website and it looks as though the programme of papers, workshops and time to talk to your colleagues from other countries will be an exciting mix. The two workshops are on: Finding, Organizing, Managing and Using … Continue reading

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Phi brings Commonwealth Fellows together to look at Koha

(From left to right) Gracian Chimwaza, Executive Director ITOCA; Murali Prasad, Library Director, Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad; Paul Johnson Information Landscape Librarian, Staffordshire University   Two Commonwealth Fellows currently being hosted in the UK  visited the University of … Continue reading

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Phi is pleased to welcome a new team

As some of you may know Emma Stanley resigned as Phi Programmes Officer at the end of 2010. The team now includes: – Deborah Schofield, who has joined Phi as a Senior Administrative  Assistant on a part time basis and … Continue reading

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