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Dates announced for 2016 Publishers for Development

Two Publishers for Development events will be held this year, as announced on INASP’s website. Dates: Tuesday 28th June: Large multi-disciplinary publishers and those interacting with them are invited to this event, which will be held at Hawkwell House in … Continue reading

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Last day to apply! Travel grants for developing country researchers

INASP has been running the second set of AuthorAID small grants for 2015. The deadlines are as follows (Note the travel grants deadline is 22 July 2015): 8 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal … Continue reading

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“Social media: a guide for researchers”

This guide shows how social media can help researchers in their work – based on the experience of 10 researchers. It lists commonly used social media into groups for: communication, collaboration, and multi-media sharing. Communication via blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. … Continue reading

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More on “Librarian support for researchers”

This information has kindly been sent to us by Antony Brewerton, University of Warwick, UK. Research Libraries UK (RLUK) has just completed a project to map the information needs of researchers onto tasks to be undertaken by subject librarians, to … Continue reading

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Opening up Open Access

An article by A. Hodgson (University of Nottingham) on the benefits of making research open access is included in a recent ‘Overview’, the newsletter produced by Vitae (representing the interests of UK researchers and research students). (p5) http://www.vitae.ac.uk/CMS/files/upload/Overview_Winter%202010_11web.pdf   Jean … Continue reading

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Who else, other than librarians, are knowledge brokers?

I think that the upshot of a discussion* on infomediaries (in agriculture and health) is that they are needed at every stage of information distribution – through research workers, practitioners to the general public. I personally believe that researchers and … Continue reading

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