Resources

Articles

PHI – Promoting partnership working in health information for development
Health Libraries Group, CILIP UK, Newsletter Volume 32, Number 2, June 2015

The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age: Exploring Impacts and Policy Implications for Development
IDS, Evidence Report, No. 125, Policy Anticipation, Response and Evaluation (2015)

Policy Brief: The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age
IDS, Policy Brief, Issue 87, February 2015

HINARI/Research4Life Post-Workshop Input Survey – Results and Observations (October 2014)
AHILA 14th Biennial Congress: ICTs and access to health information and knowledge for building strong knowledge societies for sustainable development in Africa, 20th – 24th October 2014 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Information behaviour of health professionalsin evidence based health care practice in Tanzania (October 2014)

AHILA 14th Biennial Congress: ICTs and access to health information and knowledge for building strong knowledge societies for sustainable development in Africa, 20th – 24th October 2014 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Responding to Outreach and Training Challenges in Health Information: A Case Study from Africa (September 2014)
New Review of Academic Librarianship, Volume 20, Issue 3, 2014.

ICTs For Capacity Building: ITOCA’s Experiences Implementing Research4Life Courses Using Moodle (July 2014)
SCECSAL XXI Conference: Information and knowledge management as a driving force for socio-economic development in Africa, 28 July – 1 August, 2014, Lilongwe City, Malawi

Access to Research – the TEEAL experience. (March 2013)
Third Meeting of the Committee on Development Information, Science & Technology (CODIST-III), Economic Commission for Africa, 12 – 15 March 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Digital innovation for food security: a case study of the TEEAL programme and its contribution to agricultural research output in African institutions (June 2012)
Innovation: Journal of appropriate librarianship and information work in Southern Africa. Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems. Number 44, June 2012

ITOCA – Research4Life (AGORA, HINARI, OARE) / TEEAL courses and resources in Sub-Sahara Africa (July 2011)
Eldis Communities- Chat Literacy blogs

TEEAL and ITOCA: Empowering Developing Countries (July 2011)
People in developing countries are faced with numerous challenges in their uphill battle to stay atop the latest scientific advances. All too often, top scholars in these nations are forced to rely on underfunded or out-of-date journal collections…

Capacity Building in Library Services: Influencing Innovation and Competitiveness (May2011)
Committee on Development Information Science and Technology (CODIST-II) “Innovation for Industrial Development in Africa”,United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2 – 5 May 2011

Strengthening information literacy interventions: creative approaches to teaching and learning (December 2010)
This report discusses some of the latest innovations and approaches being used in this area. It is based on a workshop organised by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa (ITOCA) as a pre-conference seminar to the Standing Conference of the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations.

Building Science Information Fluency In African Universities: How Libraries And Researchers Are Benefiting From Improved Access To Science Scholarship (August 2007)
WORLD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CONGRESS: 73RD IFLA GENERAL CONFERENCE AND COUNCIL 19-23 August 2007, Durban.

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Issue No.07

Partners extend HINARI, AGORA and OARE life in line with MDG goals! A recent independent review showed that the programmes are making a big impact on teaching and research in the targeted countries and as such, the partner organizations working...

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Issue No 23. January 2015 Tell a Friend Feedback Unsubscribe NEWS Press Release AURA Project: Press Release Strengthening research and teaching capabilities in Sub-Saharan Africa The African Universities’ Research Approaches programme (AURA), led by the Institute of...

Issue No 22

Issue No 22. May 2014 Tell a Friend Feedback Unsubscribe   Press Release ITOCA and Cornell University receive joint grant to strengthen agricultural research in Africa Cornell University and ITOCA Receive $4.9M Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant to Expand...

Issue No.21

Issue No 21. July 2013 Tell a Friend Feedback Unsubscribe NEWS   “Tapping into E-resources” workshop for Kenya DAAD scholars The Kenya workshop, held at the Silver-springs Hotel in Nairobi during 27-30 May 2013 was for Masters and PhD scholars sponsored by DAAD –...

Issue No.20

ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

Issue No.19

ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

Issue No.18

ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

Issue No.17

ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

Issue No.16

ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

Issue No.15

ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

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ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is Africa's leading librarians training organization based in Africa.ITOCA is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African...

Issue No.12

Vimbai is elected President of AHILA The Senior Programme Officer for ITOCA heading the Training Unit, Vimbai M. Hungwe was elected the President of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) at a congress held in Maputo, Mozambique from 6...

Issue No.11

Professional visit for ITOCA staff member ITOCA in collaboration with Partnerships for Health Information (Phi) a UK based charitable organization facilitated a professional visit for Vimbai M. Hungwe a Senior Programme Officer and Head of the ITOCA training unit to...

Issue No.10

Landmark HINARI/AGORA/OARE Users’ Meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa The first ever meeting for HINAGOA users was held in Pretoria from 2-3 March 2008. The meeting brought together 20 participants and users’ representatives were drawn from 10 countries. This...

Issue No.9.

LanTEEAL 2.0 – bigger, better, and faster! We are launching a brand-new version of LanTEEAL with the 2006 update, which includes an overhauled interface and improved search capabilities. LanTEEAL 2.0 runs in a browser window, and for networks running Windows Server,...

Issue No.8.

Ibadan University hosts 18th AGORA/HINARI National Workshop Ibadan University in Oyo State was host to the 18th AGORA/HINARI National workshop for Nigeria from 26 -29 June, 2007. The ITOCA team has been on the road conducting the Training of Training workshops in...