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CUUL Open Science Symposium

EIFL-OA news and events - კვი, 18/07/2021 - 11:58

EIFL’s partner in Uganda, the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL), has organized a two-day symposium on open science for librarians, students, data users and researchers from Ugandan universities and research institutions.

The symposium aims to foster awareness about open science, to build support for the adoption of open research practices, and to generate recommendations for implementing open science.

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OA training for PhD students at four AAU colleges

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 16/07/2021 - 20:15

EIFL’s partner library consortium, the Consortium of Ethiopian Academic and Research Libraries (CEARL), Addis Ababa University (AAU) Library and AAU Graduate Programs will train postgraduate students from the College of Social Sciences, the College of Education and Behavioural Studies, the College of Law and Governance, and the College of Humanities, Language Studies, Journalism and Communications on the topic ‘Research Data Management and Open Access Publishing’. 

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AAU RDM and OA publishing training for PhD students

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 16/07/2021 - 18:50

EIFL’s partner library consortium, the Consortium of Ethiopian Academic and Research Libraries (CEARL), Addis Ababa University (AAU) Library and AAU Graduate Programs will train postgraduate students from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture on the topic, Research Data Management and Open Access Publishing. 

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WIPO agrees to information session on COVID

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 15/07/2021 - 17:23

Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) copyright committee that met in hybrid mode in Geneva from 28 June to 1 July.

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South Africa: Significant delays ahead

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 13/07/2021 - 19:07

In June 2020, South Africa’s President decided not to sign into law two Bills, the Copyright Amendment Bill (CAB) and Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill, citing reservations about the constitutionality of some sections of the Bills. Instead, President Ramaphosa returned the Bills to the National Assembly, requesting the Assembly to reconsider the issues.

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OA Policy Formulation, Adoption and Implementation Forum

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 13/07/2021 - 12:36

EIFL’s partner consortium, the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC), is organizing an Open Access Policy Formulation, Adoption and Implementation Forum at the University of Kabianga in Kenya. 

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Scholarly communication stakeholders meeting

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 13/07/2021 - 11:37

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, and Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager are to speak about open access publishing at the Scholarly Communication Stakeholders Meeting at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.

The meeting, organized by the university’s Sam Jonah Library, covers a range of topics related to scholarly communication and aims to develop a roadmap for improving scholarly communication at the university.

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COAR Annual Meeting and General Assembly

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 12/07/2021 - 11:56

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will participate in the 2021 Annual Meeting and General Assembly of COAR (the Confederation of Open Access Repositories). EIFL is a founding member of COAR.

 

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OA Policy Formulation, Adoption and Implementation Forum

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 12/07/2021 - 09:32

EIFL’s partner consortium, the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC), is organizing an Open Access Policy Formulation, Adoption and Implementation Forum at Alupe University College in Kenya. 

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EIFL agreements result in increased OA publishing

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 08/07/2021 - 15:52

Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, analyses the amount of research published in open access in 2020 by authors from EIFL partner countries, to find out if EIFL-negotiated agreements are making a difference. 

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Governments must oversee CMO operations

EIFL-OA news and events - ოთხ, 07/07/2021 - 12:12

EIFL and partner organizations in the library, archives and museum communities welcomed the opportunity to provide additional comments on the updated draft WIPO Good Practice Toolkit for Collective Management Organizations (CMOs), released on 27 May 2021.

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EIFL at WIPO SCCR/41

EIFL-OA news and events - შაბ, 03/07/2021 - 12:00

WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/41) met from 28 June to 1 July in its first and only meeting in 2021. EIFL was represented by Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, Dick Kawooya, University of South Carolina, and EIFL Copyright Coordinator in Senegal, Awa Cissé, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD), Dakar.

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OA Policy Formulation, Adoption and Implementation Forum

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 29/06/2021 - 11:45

EIFL Open Access Coordinator in Kenya, Dr George Gitau, Chief University Librarian at Kenyatta University, Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, and Rosemary Otando, Deputy University Librarian at the University of Nairobi, will facilitate the Open Access Policy Formulation, Adoption and Implementation Forum at Amref International University. 

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Open Science Conference 2021

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 25/06/2021 - 18:55

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, is to speak at the Second Open Science Conference, which is themed ‘From tackling the pandemic to addressing climate change’. 

The conference brings together policymakers, International Governmental Organizations (IGOs), librarians, publishers and research practitioners to engage in a public dialogue focusing on what open science has learned from COVID-19, and how this learning can be applied in actions to address the global climate crisis.  

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Advancing open science in Ethiopia, Kenya & Uganda

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 25/06/2021 - 15:00

EIFL and our partner library consortia - the Consortium of Ethiopian Academic and Research Libraries (CEARL), Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) and the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL) - have launched a new project to boost open access and open science policy development, and improve repositories and training.

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IFLA WLIC 2021

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 24/06/2021 - 18:36

Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will take part in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2021. 

The Congress, themed 'Let’s work together for the future’, will be held online. Sub-themes are, Libraries Enable, Libraries Inspire, Libraries Include, Libraries Innovate, and Libraries Sustain. 

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Internet Governance Forum 2021

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 24/06/2021 - 18:21

Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will participate in the 16th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - a global forum that brings together stakeholders from government, industry and civil society to discuss public policy issues relating to the internet governance. 

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Libraries and Research Data Management training

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 22/06/2021 - 12:07

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, highlights Research Data Management training programmes offered by our partner institutions in Estonia, Ethiopia, Lithuania and Serbia.

Sharing research data is a part of good research practice. It helps to cut down on academic fraud, validates the research results, leads to scientific breakthroughs, and potentially, to more citations for journal articles. It increases the use and reuse of data and brings economic benefits as well. 

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Dr Cécile Coulibaly advances global open science

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 21/06/2021 - 16:58

In May 2021, Dr Cécile Coulibaly, EIFL Country Coordinator in Côte d'Ivoire, represented Côte d'Ivoire at the Intergovernmental special committee meeting related to the drafting of a  UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. 

The draft text of the Recommendation was examined by technical and legal experts, designated by Member States. Dr Coulibaly was nominated to participate in the meeting by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 

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Research Assessment: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 17/06/2021 - 17:44

EIFL webinar - join this conversation with Professor Stephen Curry, Assistant Provost for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Imperial College London, Chair of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) and Dr Buhle Mbambo-Thata, University Librarian of the National University of Lesotho and EIFL Country Coordinator in Lesotho. 

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