Tag Archives: INASP

INASP’s AuthorAID launches new research collaboration forum to catalyse international research partnerships

The new AuthorAID forums (forums.authoraid.info) have been developed in response to requests for help in finding research collaborators by researchers from across the global research community. (13 March 2018) INASP’s AuthorAID has launched a new set of forums with a ‘Research Collaboration Space’ to help researchers, particularly in the Global South, to find international partners […]


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Open Therapeutics and AuthorAID to cooperate on advancing scientific knowledge

(26 May 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA and Oxford, UK)  Open Therapeutics and INASP’s AuthorAID project announce the formation of a unique scientific collaboration service for helping underserved scientists around the world communicate break-through therapeutic biotechnology research. The partnership will provide scientific researchers an ability to conduct or receive mentorship, educational materials, and grant funding. AuthorAID […]


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INASP Principles of responsible engagement for publishers

(8 May 2017) INASP works with publishers to enable affordable and sustainable access to online resources to developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. INASP works with national library consortia or equivalent bodies so that they can meet the information needs of their researchers. Read INASP principles online by clicking on the pdf file […]


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Journals Online Management Meeting in Sri Lanka

(30 August 2016) INASP has announced the Second Journals Online Management Meeting 2016 will be held from 31 August to 2 September 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting will be officially opened by Prof. Sirimali Fernando, Chairperson and Dr Thamara Dias, Acting Director General of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. “The meeting […]


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Workshop on using Sri Lanka Journals Online for journal Editors

(10 March 2016) An INASP workshop on Using SLJOL for Journal Editors will be held from 10 to 11 March 2016 in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) of Sri Lanka in Colombo. “The workshop aims to train the journal staff to load their own content onto SLJOL and manage the peer-review process in an […]


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INASP survey of Bangladesh publishers provides learning points on practices, trends and challenges

(27 January 2016) A recent INASP survey of Bangladesh’s publishing sector provided key learning points that are informing current and future projects and activities in the region. The survey asked editors-in-chief, editorial board members, managers and other scholarly journal staff about trends and patterns in the publishing sector in Bangladesh. 86 responses provided key information […]


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Journals Online Project announces 2015 grant winners

(23 February 2015) INASP’s Journals Online (JOL) project has announced the winners of its 2015 grants. These grants are awarded to editors from the JOL project who want to improve the editorial processes of their journal/s. Each of the successful grant recipients will receive USD3,150 to cover the expenses for conducting a workshop or event […]


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Information literacy into curriculum workshop

(6 November 2014) The purpose of this four-day INASP workshop is to prepare participants to design an appropriate and relevant information literacy curriculum for their institution. By the end of the workshop, participants will have: considered information literacy concepts, standards and practices; explored the institutional context and their stakeholders; begun to develop an information literacy […]


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Information literacy strategy workshop

(2 September 2014)  The purpose of this 3 day workshop from INASP  is to enable participants to develop a strategic approach to developing an IL programme within their institutions. By the end of the workshop, participants will have: learned how to undertake a strategic planning process, and know the activities related to the strategic planning cycle; […]


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Open Access Week competition now open

(16 July 2014) INASP has announced the 2014 Open Access Week competition, an annual INASP/UNESCO collaboration aimed at showcasing the Open Access activities of universities and research institutions within developing and emerging countries. Want to compete? Here has the details.


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Vacancy at INASP for Senior Programme Manager

 (4 June 2104)  INASP increases the availability and visibility of research produced in developing countries. It is looking to recruit a new Senior Programme Manager who can support the growth of this work. The incumbent will lead the development of a new vision and strategy for the support of developing country researchers, journal editors and […]


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Marketing and promotion of eResources from INASP

(2 June 2014)   An introduction to a range of accessible strategies to actively market and promote eResource collections is offered in a course from INASP. While drawing on some current thinking about marketing and promotion, this workshop will seek to frame this activity in terms of understanding and engaging users, and matching eResources more closely […]


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eResource promotion competition

(9 April 2014)  Many libraries and consortia are regularly involved in marketing and promoting their eResources. This might include web pages, posters and displays. The Electronic Resource Promotion Competition enables these achievements to be shared and celebrated. This competition by INASP invites librarians and consortia to outline their marketing and promotion plans for the year […]


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Libraries in the developing world to benefit from JournalTOCs / INASP collaboration

(20 March 2014) University and research libraries in developing countries are to benefit from collaboration between JournalTOCs and INASP.  Access to JournalTOCs Premium will be provided free for eligible INASP partner consortia for 17 months from 1st April 2014. Based at the School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, JournalTOCSPremium is a current awareness subscription service providing effective customisations […]


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Take part in the INASP Electronic Resource Promotion Competition

(28 January 2013) Win one of 10 grants of USD500 for the best promotional plans with two special prizes of USD500 available for the applicants showing the greatest increase in usage. Many libraries and consortia are involved in marketing and promotion of their electronic resources as a regular activity. This can be done in a […]


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