Sustainable development through stronger library consortia networking in Latin America

“[Access to research literature] is very important, because this will allow us to improve the quality of research in Nicaragua.” Our Central American consortia partners reflect on collaborative approaches to support sustainable research access, which were discussed at a regional meeting that was held in El Salvador in November 2017.

Strengthened library consortium helps ensure long-term research information access in Ghana

Theresa Adu of CARLIGH (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries) in Ghana shares her experiences and reflects on how strong partnership between INASP and CARLIGH has helped the consortia transition to direct management with strengthened leadership.

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.

Strengthening Southern library consortia through partnership between INASP and Caplor Horizons

‘Leading in the Library: A learning lab for sustainable access to knowledge in developing countries’ is a collaborative partnership between INASP and Caplor Horizons working with library consortia to inspire organizational change. In this interview, Ian Williams, Co-director, Caplor Horizons and Kemal Shaheen, Programme Manager, Organizational Capacity Development, INASP, share their experiences.

Raising awareness of Open Access in the Global South

Since we were founded 25 years ago, INASP has been a strong advocate – both publicly and privately – for the importance of access to research and knowledge and its role in sustainable development. Open Access promises to increase the availability of essential information for researchers. We see strong support for this from many researchers but also continued confusion and lack of awareness.

INASP’s grants support institutions to raise awareness of Open Access in the global South

INASP’s grants support institutions to raise awareness of Open Access in the global South

INASP has awarded Open Access Week grants to raise awareness of open access opportunities for researchers in Cuba, El Salvador,...

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