Posts by Anne Powell

University library in Kenya.

Supporting access to global information and evidence

Our approach to supporting access to information has evolved over the course of our 25-year history in response to changing needs and opportunities - and must continue to evolve, write Anne Powell and Jon Harle

What can scholarly publishers do to help improve research equity?

This week Anne Powell participated in a panel discussion on recognizing biases and blind spots in improving diversity and inclusion in scholarly publishing at an SSP meeting before the Academic Publishing in Europe conference. In this post she shares some of what she spoke about the needs of Southern researchers and gives some practical recommendations for how people who work in the publishing industry can help.

Four things we learned about supporting research and knowledge in ‘harder to reach’ places

Over the past few years we have tried to understand and support aspects of the research and knowledge systems in Sierra Leone and the Puntland region of Somalia. Here we share some of the lessons learnt

Sustainable development through strengthened consortia networking and sharing

As a part of INASP’s work with library consortia, we have been encouraging and helping to build up direct relationships between our partner consortia and publishers to ensure long-term access to research literature. As the SRKS programme comes to an end, with support from INASP, a three-day African Regional Meeting was held in Entebbe, Uganda in October 2017.

Publishers for Development: principles, partnerships, responsible business

Publishers for Development: principles, partnerships, responsible business

The Publishers for Development conference is an opportunity help shape the discussions about information access, information equality and how this can help developing-world research make a difference to developing-world problems. Anne Powell shares some topics that we will be discussing next week.

Putting data into context

Putting data into context

This article was originally published by Research Information, republished here with their permission. Anne Powell responds to an article in...

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