Open Repositories 2020 Workshop

Open Repositories 2020 Workshop

03/06/2020 - 11:00

This LIBSENSE virtual workshop co-organized by WACREN, UbuntuNet Alliance, ASREN, EIFL, COAR, AfricaConnect 3, OpenAIRE and GÉANT, will convene the African community of repository managers and other open access services and advocates and cover three topics:  1) Open Access, Open Science policies and repositories: what works and what doesn’t; 2) repository infrastructure and services: how to build cohesiveness across layers of local, national and regional services; and 3) communities of practice: how to strengthen open science communities in Africa.

Objectives of workshop

  • Raise awareness of LIBSENSE Initiative - previous activities and future plans
  • Strategies for Open Access and Open Science policy development
  • Models for national and regional approaches to Open Science infrastructures
  • Further engaging of the LIBSENSE community of practice