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National Open Science Policy Template Templates Download
This template was developed by the LIBSENSE Policy Working Group. The aim is to provide a draft text of an open science policy, which can be used and amended by any country interested in adopting an open science policy. This template expands the scope of the earlier Version 1, to move beyond open access articles and includes research data and other types of research outputs. pdf / 92.41 KB
Open Access Publication in Public Health Research in African Journals Presentations Download
A presentation made by Dominick Adjei Dankwa on the results of the collaborative work between LIBSENSE and Public Health.Africa. Presented at the LIBSENSE-PHA webinar on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. pdf / 558.79 KB
LIBSENSE: An African Framework for Sustainable Open science Presentations Download
Oma Oaiya, CSO of  WACREN presented at the LIBSENSE-PublicHealth.Africa webinar on open access publication of public health research, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 on Zoom. pdf / 401.49 KB
LIBSENSE: Pan-African Library/NREN Collaborations around Open Science Posters Download
 A presentation on the topic: LIBSENSE: Pan-African Library/NREN Collaborations around Open Science at the Institutional, National and Regional Levels presented at the Geneva Workshop on Innovation in Scholarly Communication pdf / 588.76 KB
LIBSENSE-DORA Webinar on Research Assessment in Africa Presentations Download Read Article
This is a combination of the presentation slides of various speakers at the LIBSENSE-DORA Webinar on Research Assessment in Africa. The webinar was held in March 2022. The purpose of the one-hour webinar is to discuss how open science practices and research assessment reform may be integrated into regional assessment policies across African higher education institutions, taking cognizance of all the contextual peculiarities. pdf / 1.42 MB
Institutional Open Science Policy Template Templates Download
This template was developed by the LIBSENSE Policy Working Group. The aim is to provide a draft text of an open science policy, which can be used and amended by any institution interested in adopting an open science policy. This template expands the scope of the earlier Version 1, to move beyond open access articles and includes research data and other types of research outputs. pdf / 83.34 KB
Checklist for universities on implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science Case Studies Download
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COAR2022 – An African Framework for Sustainable Open Science Presentations Download
A presentation by Omo Oaiya (Chief Strategy Officer, WACREN) at the Annual Meeting of COAR on May 19, 2022. Title: 'LIBSENSE - An African Framework for Sustainable Open Science' pdf / 1.01 MB
Update from the 2nd LIBSENSE Regional Policy Development Workshop Reports Download
The document is a Compendium of Open Access/Open Science Policy Case Studies from African Higher Education Institutions developed by the LIBSENSE team after the 2nd LIBSENSE Regional Policy Development Workshop colocated at WACREN 2022 in Abidjan pdf / 1.10 MB
Compendium of Open Access/Open Science Policy Case Studies from African Higher Education Institutions Case Studies Download
A Compendium of Open Access/Open Science Policy Case Studies from African Higher Education Institutions for the LIBSENSE Open Science policy development workshops convened as part of activities in the AfricaConnect3 programme. pdf / 1.10 MB
LIBSENSE – Open Science Africa Presentations Read Article
This LIBSENSE-prepared statement for UNESCO proposes a set of principles and actions for open science indigenous to Africa but one within a sustainable framework of international cooperation and collaboration for advancing more inclusive global scholarship.
Pamela Abbott – WACREN 2019 Presentation Presentations Download
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