Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) was happy to host the Kisii University members on a workshop on Using Dimensions to Increase their research Output and Visibility.
Ms. Joy Owango, the executive director of the Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) led the session, introducing and demonstrating how to access and use the open access research discovery tool, Dimensions, to improve the research output and discoverability for publications from the university.
Over 50% of research output from Kisii University indexed in the platform Dimensions is Open Access.
Dimensions by digital science is a modern, innovative, linked research data infrastructure and tool, re-imagining discovery and access to research: grants, publications, citations, clinical trials, patents, and policy documents in one place.
Kisii University is a public university located in Kisii. It was founded in 1965 as a primary teachers’ training college on a 61-acre land that was donated by the County Council of Gusii.
On 6 February 2013, it was awarded a charter to become the 13th public university in Kenya.
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.