Workshop on Open Access and Open Access Policy formulation in identified Universities in Kenya

Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) in collaboration with Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) and Commission of University Education (CUE) organized a one day workshop. The workshop was held at Panafric Hotel on 26th October 2016.The workshop aimed at sensitizing Universities research managers on Open Access policy formulation and implementation.Some of the topics discussed included;

  • Open Access contribution on Institutional and National Visibility
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) : Promoting Quality for Open Access Journals
  • Open Access Policies and Implementation Challenges
  • OA success stories in Institutional Repositories and Open Access Journals
  • Case Studies on Open Access Policies Implementation

The workshop was a success as participants shared different experiences in their institutions