Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa) partnered with Digital Science to introduce Open Access Research Discovery Solution, Dimensions, to the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) members.
This workshop was presented to the academic community and members of the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) where Open Access Research Discovery Solutions, Dimensions by Digital Science, was introduced. The workshop was held on 17th June 2022 and had representatives from universities such as South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU), United States International University (USIU), Rongo University, Masinde Muliro University, Umma University, Daystar University, and other institutions.
Agava Stanislaus, Chief Librarian at Tangaza University College, welcomed the members and commented on how KLISC has worked towards navigating the changing scholarly publishing and science communication landscape through highlighting resources available and capacity-building initiatives with organizations such as TCC Africa for its members.
TCC Africa has been working with KLISC for almost 6 years sharing with them various Open Access Solutions that they could use to support their academic community.
VP Academic Sales EMEA at Digital Science, Mr. Daryl Naylor gave a comprehensive demonstration of how the audience can utilize Dimensions in improving research outputs access and visibility.
Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) was established in 2003 with the main objective of collective subscription to electronic resources to cope with the increasing cost of information resources. The consortium draws its membership from University Libraries, Research institutions, Public/National Libraries. The collaboration between Training Centre in Communication and KLISC has allowed them to continuously champion for the adoption of Open Science and Open Access.
Digital science is a technology company serving the needs of scientific and research communities at key points along the full cycle of research.
The Training Centre in Communication (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. We are located at the University of Nairobi, Chiromo Campus.