Humphrey Kombe Keah is an information management and digital services specialist at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. He discusses the opportunities and challenges of information access in Kenya for agricultural science and national development.
Organisers of the Internet Librarian International (ILI) event in London later this year have announced the keynote speaker: Kate Torney, CEO of Australia’s oldest and busiest library the State Library of Victoria
What happens when librarians are asked to share their thoughts with academic publishers? That was the question behind research carried out in advance of the UKSG conference in April this year, write Bernie Folan and Claire Grace
The UK needs a strong library and information association to represent the sector, champion the difference we make, and develop skills and expertise, writes Kate Arnold
Rebecca Howland describes the ways in which Cambridge University Press is maximising the benefits of its evidence based acquisition (EBA) model for its customers
Springer Nature has launched two initiatives in support of ORCID, which gives researchers a unique, personal, persistent identifier that distinguishes them from every other researcher
Data science company Altmetric has launched a pilot project with the OECD to track and report on the broader impacts of more than 120,000 articles, chapters, books, papers, tables, charts and statistical datasets in the OECD iLibrary
For many years now the ways in which students at higher education institutions have accessed their course readings has developed swiftly, writes David Duffield
RedLink, RedLink Network, and INASP have announced a partnership designed to help make usage tools and credentials management available for INASP members.
As a first step, the Zimbabwe University Librarians Consortium (ZULC) will be joining RedLink Network and adopting RedLink’s Library Dashboard. The partnership is designed to provide access to these services to the full membership of INASP libraries.
Sage Publishing has teamed up with the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath, to establish a Public Data Lab
Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin
Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons
From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool