Research in Developing Countries

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Many Tanzanian academics are heavily involved in teaching and do consultancy activities on the side. This leaves them little time to conduct research, let alone publish. If they do conduct research and wish to publish, often they lack the knowledge on how to write a good publication proposal that will ultimately enable them to get published, or simply their English language skills are not adequate enough. To address… [Read more]

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African research is increasing in numbers and quality – but suffers from an overall lack of discoverability within the global health community. Founded a decade ago, the African Journal Partnership Project(AJPP) works on boosting the impact of African research through pairing African health and medical journals with leading biomedical journals from the US and UK. Among the objectives of AJPP there is the improvement of writers, reviewers, and journalists in Africa, encouraging… [Read more]

costech tanzania
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On June 16th, the launch of the Consortium of Academic Publishers in Tanzania was held at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). The staff involved in the project will face exciting challenges and possibilities regarding the future of academic and digital publishing in Tanzania – a country in which both production of and access to high quality publications are certainly not an easy part of the academic… [Read more]

Ylann Schemm Publishers for Development Presentation
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Since 2007, the Elsevier Foundation has worked to build research infrastructure and capacity through annual grants to libraries in developing countries. Projects have tackled everything from preserving unique legacies through digitization, supporting the creation of online national  repositories, medical library needs assessments, librarian-led outreach to rural clinics to establishing an African center for evidence based health care.  The goal has been to fund unique ideas to enable expansion… [Read more]