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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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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

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AHILA 2014 – Reports on the recent Elsevier Projects (Innovative Libraries)

Reports from eight projects funded by the Elsevier Foundation provided the content for a session on the 2nd day of the Congress. It explored the conundrum of how to map improved access to health information to health outcomes. Creating a methodology would … Continue reading

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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

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Héros méconnus, Histoires de la Bibliothèque – Nouvelle publication des partenaires de Research4Life

Des témoignages du monde entier de bibliothécaires dans des pays en voie de développement par Research4Life mettent en évidence le rôle important qu’ils jouent dans le renforcement des capacités institutionnelles et de l’aide à la recherche. De la formation en … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes, Stories from the Library – New Publication from Research4Life Partners

Research4Life’s global testimonies from librarians in developing countries highlight the important role they have in building institutional capacities and aiding in vital research From information literacy training to building infrastructure and outreach, librarians are critical to building a healthy research culture in … Continue reading

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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

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