Weekly highlights – 31 July 2015
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  1. Quotes

“Without INASP we wouldn’t have met like this. Now I have many friends and contacts which will be useful for learning and sharing when I get back home. This has been a very rewarding experience.” – Participant in this week’s African Regional Meeting for library consortia

  1. Updates
  • 175 researchers (43% female) from 28 countries have completed the latest AuthorAID online course and received their certificates. 60% of the course completers came from Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mozambique, Kenya and Cameroon.
  • This week, representatives of library consortia from across Africa have been meeting together in Ethiopia for the African Regional Meeting. Meanwhile in Ghana the VakaYiko consortium held its annual meeting at GINKS’ headquarters. Read discussions from the two meetings using the hashtags #inaspAfrica and #VY2015 respectively.
  1. Upcoming events
  • From 10th to 11th August managers of the Journals Online platforms and INASP staff will meet in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Anne Powell will make a country visit to Lesotho between 10th and 15th August.
  • Anne Powell and Peter Burnett will attend the IFLA conference in South Africa from 15th to 21st August.
  1. Recent publications
  1. External coverage
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