University of ibadan, department of data and information science in collaboration with unesco - annual open access week

October 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, DEPARTMENT OF DATA AND INFORMATION SCIENCE IN COLLABORATION WITH UNESCO - ANNUAL OPEN ACCESS WEEK

Since 2008, the global science community has observed the Annual Open Access Week that holds in October. During this week, access to knowledge advocates engage their communities to raise consciousness, build literacy, and access development on openness and access to knowledge. With the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Department of Data and Information Science will initiate OA Week in the University of Ibadan in 2022. This event will be marked by a brainstorming session focusing on the Changing Landmark of Access to Knowledge in Africa. Join us in a two-hour brainstorming session to interrogate the performance of OA in Africa.

 

Anchors:

1.     Williams E. Nwagwu, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (Coordinator)

2.     Neupane Bhanu, UNESCO, France

3.     Wole Michael Olatokun, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

4.     Leslie Chan, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

5.     Reggie Raju, University of Cape TownSouth Africa

6.     Adetoun Adebisi Oyelude, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

7.     Stephanie Kitchen, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK

8.     Ayokunle Olumuyiwa Omobowale, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

9.     Wanyenda Leonard Chilimo, Technical University of Mombasa in Kenya

10.  Juliet Nabyonga-Orem, WHO Regional Office for Africa at WHO, Uganda

11.   Janet Adekannbi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

12.  Denise Rosemary Nicholson, Scholarly Horizons, Johannesburg, South Africa.

13.  Omwoye Bosire Onyancha, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

14.  Mandy Taha, Alexandria. University Egypt.

15.  David Mills, Oxford University, UK

 

You're invited to join us in a Microsoft Teams meeting

Date: WednesdayOctober 20, 2022, at 11:00:00 AM West Africa Standard Time

 

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