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LIBSENSE: Building Library/NREN Collaborations around Open Science Articles Download
What is LIBSENSE? In 2017, a new initiative called Library Support for embedding NREN1 services and e-Infrastructure (LIBSENSE2) was conceived during the second annual conference of the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN)3. pdf / 746.00 KB
Open Access and Open Science in Africa: An interview with one of the LIBSENSE Pioneers Articles Download
Omo Oaiya, Chief Strategy Officer at WACREN – the West and Central Africa Research and Education Network – tells CONNECT about a relatively new collaboration called LIBSENSE, where librarians and NREN advocates aim to develop sustainable approaches to benefit researchers in science, global collaboration and improve the ease of accessing valuable data. pdf / 414.60 KB
How RENs, Libraries and Universities Are Combining to Accelerate Open Science Articles Read Article
Guest Article: Connectivity and Cooperation: How RENs, Libraries and Universities Are Combining to Accelerate Open Science
Barriers and Enablers to Open Access Repository (OAR) Development and Management in African HLIs Articles Read Article
Barriers and Enablers to Open Access Repository (OAR) Development and Management in African HLIs: Research from the LIBSENSE OAR Workshops in the UA, WACREN and ASREN Regions
Establish a framework for sustainable OA repository and journal development in Africa Articles Read Article
Establish a framework for sustainable OA repository and journal development in Africa using the needs assessment from the AfricaConnect2 LIBSENSE study
LIBSENSE: Building Library/NREN Collaborations Around Open Science Articles Read Article
Omo Oaiya, Chief Strategy Officer, WACREN and Pamela Abbott, Senior Lecturer, TUoS Information School, discuss the combination of libraries, universities and research and education network s (RENs) in helping to enable open science in Western and Central Africa.
Open Science Practices in Africa Articles Read Article
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, blogs about a series of meetings and workshops co-organized with EIFL partners in the LIBSENSE Initiative
African Open Science Platform – The view from the African Regional Research and Education Networks (AfREN) Presentations Download
Presentation given by Omo Oaiya at the AOSP Delivery Phase Planning Workshop, 2 – 3 September 2019, Alexandria, Egypt pdf / 1.17 MB