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.

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.

Strengthening leadership in libraries by learning from emerging future

Kemal Shaheen discusses how learning to reflect and adapt opens up new possibilities. He shares how this approach is making a difference to the strength and sustainability of Southern library networks.

Advancing agricultural science and innovation for national development

Humphrey Kombe Keah – Information Management and Digital Services Specialist at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya – discusses the opportunities and challenges of strengthening the research and knowledge sector in Kenya for the advancement of national development.

Local ownership: support, don’t lead, the process for access to research

Local ownership: support, don’t lead, the process for access to research

Local ownership is a concept that is fundamental to our work at INASP- in fact it’s more than a concept,...

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