The changing landscape of availability – revisited: A review of some of the key events, discussions and perspectives on the availability of research publications, and their implications for publishers and developing country higher education and research institutions.
|1000||Opening — Lucy Browse (INASP) and Jay Kubler (ACU)|
|Lucy Browse (INASP) Presentation (PDF, 514kb)|
|Jay Kubler (ACU) Presentation (PDF, 898kb)|
|1020||Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems (SRKS) — Jon Harle (INASP)|
|Presentation (PDF, 959kb) | Audio (MP3) | This video is unavailable|
|1030||INASP and Research4Life: Working together to improve awareness and access — Anne Powell (INASP)|
|Presentation (PDF, 441kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1045||Why OA is right for the World Bank —Carlos Rossel (The World Bank)|
|Presentation (PDF, 2.6MB) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1115||Refreshment break and networking|
Southern publishing: Why we need to ensure its sustainability — Whether described as local or national, journals from Africa, Asia and Latin America are important in building and sustaining domestic science and scholarship. This session will consider some of the particular challenges they face and how these can be overcome.
|1145||The Current State of Scholarly Publishing in Africa — Susan Murray (AJOL) and Abby Clobridge (Clobridge Consulting)|
|Presentation (PDF, 1.2MB) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1215||Strengthening Indigenous Academic and Digital Publishing in Tanzania — Liesbeth Kanis, Brill|
|Presentation (PDF, 209kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
What we measure matters… but what we measure isn’t all that matters — Exploring research uptake and use within and beyond the research cycle and how this is measured.
|1230||Measuring the metrics: understanding public and practitioner engagement with research outputs – exploring bibliometrics, altmetrics and scientometrics — James Hardcastle (Taylor and Francis)|
|Presentation (PDF, 2MB) Notes (PDF, 700kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1300||Lunch and networking|
Influencing and engaging with others to increase the impact of our work — Research is vital for countries to meet development challenges, but for this to be effective it needs to be taken up and used. We need to effectively communicate what we’re doing, and to influence those that can make a difference on a variety of levels – from faculty, university leaders to publishers, funders and national agencies. This session will explore some of the ways this is being achieved.
|1400||Findings of the Sage Report “Library Value in the Developing World” — Nell McCreadie, Sage|
|Presentation (PDF, 628kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1430||Advocacy focused panel discussion — chaired by Julie Brittain|
|1500||Refreshment break and networking|
Advocacy is everything — To enable change we need to effectively communicate what we’re doing, and to influence those that can make a difference on a variety of levels – from university leaders to publishers, funders and national agencies. This session will explore some of the ways this is being achieved.
|1530||Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA): Increasing University Capacity for Research Uptake — Tom Harber (DRUSSA)|
|Presentation (PDF, 537kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1550||The Expanding Global Movement of Engaged Universities — Lorlene M. Hoyt (Talloires Network)|
|Presentation (PDF. 525kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1610||Engaging with Stakeholders: The experiences of KNUST, Ghana — Helena Asamoah-Hassan|
|Presentation (PDF, 182kb) | Audio (MP3) | Video|
|1630||Take home messages — Lucy Browse & Jay Kubler|
|Presentation (PDF, 192kb)|
|1640||Close and drinks reception for all participants – publisher sponsored|
Watch our short videos:
Research drives development
View this short video to see views of Philip Antwi-Agyei, Environmental Research Scientist, from Ghana and Willie Ganda from Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe.
View this short video to see a publisher's view and a researcher's perspective.
INASP principles – working in practice
Watch this short video to see publishers' views.