Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) was joined by Knowledge Unlatched and the University of Botswana in demonstrating the use of OA solutions in improving their research outputs visibility
This workshop was presented to the academic community from the University of Botswana and other interested parties, where access to the Open Access Research Discovery Solutions, Dimensions by Digital Science, and the Open Research Library by Knowledge Unlatched was demonstrated.
Mr. Maisiri the Director of Library Services at the University of Botswana, encouraged the engagement of the Bostwana academic community in learning about and adopting Open Access and Open Science.
Speakers of the session
Lee Walton- Knowledge Unlatched
Joy Owango- Executive Director at TCC Africa
The University of Botswana is a world-class institution with three campuses and six faculties in business, education, engineering, humanities, science, and social sciences.
The University of Botswana, popularly known as UB, was established in 1982 as the first institution of higher education in Botswana.
Knowledge Unlatched is an organization that offers an opportunity for libraries and publishers from around the world to work together to create a sustainable route to Open Access for scholarly books and journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine.
The Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa), is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. TCC Africa is an award-winning Trust, established as a non-profit entity in 2006 and is registered in Kenya. TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers’ output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication.