Weekly highlights – 26 August 2015

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“During this two-day [Journals Online managers’] meeting, we have learnt so many things regarding policies, website functions, communication and fundraising. We have met some wonderful people from all of other JOLs [Journals Online] and we will return to Nepal with renewed commitment and plans further development of NepJOL.”

Lal Bahadur Chouhan, Library Officer, Tribhuvan University Central Library, Kirtipur, Kathmandu

  1. Updates
  1. Upcoming events
  • AuthorAID Director Julie Walker is in Tanzania this week participating in a workshop organized by the University of Dodoma to support female researchers.
  • From 8 to 10 September Deputy Executive Director Julie Brittain will be in Nairobi, Kenya for the launch of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) platform and to meet with potential partners.
  • On 10 September Executive Director Sue Corbett will speak about the INASP Principles for Responsible Engagement at the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) conference in Heathrow, London. Follow #alpsp15 for more from that conference.
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