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Building licensing and negotiation skills supports sustainable access
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A recent librarian workshop in Kenya combined licensing and negotiation skills development with training the trainer approaches. Continue reading

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AuthorAID in Sri Lanka: Workshop and annual meeting
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Last month I was in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to facilitate a train-the-trainers workshop on teaching research writing online. I think that has to be the narrowest topic I’ve ever taught! But the workshop turned out to be more than that. Towards the end of 2012, I facilitated two online courses in research writing over AuthorAID Moodle, our e-learning platform. These courses were taken by nearly 70 researchers from about 20 developing countries. The high completion rate (~85%) and participation (~300 forum posts in each course) assured us that online courses can work in our context.

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