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Enhancing National Research and Education (NREN) Engagement on Campus Presentations Download
This is a presentation on NRENs and campus networks. Presented by Ahmed Isah Chafe, Director, ICT Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto pdf / 635.26 KB
Open Science Facilitation – Libraries as Essential Enablers Presentations Download
A paper presented by Professor Jibril Attahiru Alhassan, Chairman, AULNU, at the National Open Science Symposium Nigeria pdf / 400.92 KB
Calls for immediate and affordable access to knowledge Presentations Download
This single slide shows that some world super powers are entrenching the need for open access to knowledge in the fabric of their society. Presentation by Omo Oaiya on day 2 of the LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium - Nigeria pdf / 16.71 KB
Increasing the Visibility and Impact of Nigerian Research Presentations Read Article
This presentation was shared at the LIBSENSE-DOAJ-DOAB Webinar on Thursday, August 31, 2023. Dr Tom Olijhoek (DOAJ Head of Outreach and Advocacy & DOAB Consultant for African Outreach) discussed the current representation of African journals on DOAJ and the plan to change the status quo.
Advancing Open Science in Africa: LIBSENSE and AfricaConnect3 Initiatives Presentations Download
On day 1 of the Sierra Leone Open Science Symposium, Omo Oaiya walked participants through the conception, activities, impact and future of the LIBSENSE programme. pdf / 687.07 KB
Collaboration for Sustainable Open Access Publishing in Africa Presentations Download
In this presentation on day 2 of the LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium in Sierra Leone, Omo Oaiya (LIBSENSE Coordinator) highlighted an impending three-year project to bolster no-fee open access (diamond OA) publishing in Africa. The project will empower the African diamond OA community by establishing cost-efficient, collaborative publishing structures and workflows at institutional, national, and continental levels. pdf / 629.32 KB
NRENs as Providers of Open Infrastructure Presentations Download
In this presentation at the LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium, Dr. Thomas Songu (CEO of SLREN) highlighted the stature, resources, services and plans of SLREN that position it as a provider of open infrastructure to advance open science in Sierra Leone. pdf / 1.41 MB
Libraries as Enablers of Open Science Presentations Download
In this presentation to the LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium, Prof. Miriam Conteh (LIBSENSE Coordinator & Deputy Vice-Chancellor, IPAM, University of Sierra Leone) proposed and expatiated on the vital roles of libraries and librarians in advancing open science in Africa and especially Sierra Leone. pdf / 872.32 KB
Research Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange in the Age of Open Science (Embracing New Paradigms) Presentations Download
Rashid Ansumana, PhD - the Dean, School of Community Health Sciences, Njala University, presented on the 'Research Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange in the Age of Open Science (Embracing New Paradigms)'. His presentation centred on how research collaboration has journeyed to today and where it is heading. He presented at the LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium - Sierra Leone pdf / 1.39 MB
UNESCO Recommendations on Open Science Presentations Read Article
Dr. Martiale Zebaze Kana of the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa shared on the cradle, highlights, values and principles of open science.
Towards Open Access and Open Science: The role of Botswana Library and Information Centres in BotsREN Presentations Read Article
Iryna Kuchma, the Open Access Programme Manager shared this presentation at the LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium in Botswana. The thrust of the presentation was on the diverse roles of library stakeholders in advancing open access and open science in the Botswana
Open Science: What Next? Presentations Read Article
Dr Kostas Glinos, a science and technology policy expert's presentation was on open science has revolutionalise the study of science. He also shared on the future of open science and how local and international stakeholders can help to advance open science.