Open Access: 2009 Nigeria

2nd Open Access Initiative Workshop 2009: Maximising Research Quality and Impact, Nigeria

2nd – 4th November, 2009, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The workshop organized by Department of Library and Information Science, A.B.U Zaria, Nigeria in collaboration with eIFL.net and Nigerian Universities Library Consortium.

Programme and Presentations 

Programme of event

1. An Overview of Open Access Initiative and Its Implication for Nigeria Research Community Author: Ezra Shiloba Gbaje, Department of Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, eIFL.net Open Access Country Cordinator 

2. Open Access Repositories Author: Ezra Shiloba Gbaje, B.Tech. Maths/Computer Science, MLS, Department of Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, eIFL.net Open Access Nigeria Coordinator 

3. Open Access: How are Academic Librarians in Nigerian Private Universities Reacting?
Authors: Omolara Bolarinwa, Medical Library, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria; Samuel C. Avemaria Utulu and Toun Sote, RUN Library, Redeemer's University (RUN) 

4. Web Server deployment: Challenges in Developing Countries
Author: Mohammed Bashir Sani, Directorate of Information and Communication Technology, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina Nigeria 

5. Institutional Repository: the University of Jos Experience Author: Stephen A. Akintunde, PhD, Deputy University Librarian (Admin. & Systems), University of Jos, Plateau State

6. Experiences of setting up and running KNUSTSpace Author: Abednego Corletey, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana 

7. Open Access Institutional Repositories in South Africa Author: Ina Smith, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Presented by Iryna Kuchma , eIFL-OA program manager 

8. Open Access and the Evolving Scholarly Communication Environment Iryna Kuchma , eIFL-OA program manager 

9. Before you start: Making a Case - Explaining the need for a repository/open access journal and the expected benefits; Strategic Planning and Business Cases, Defining Scope and Planning Checklists Iryna Kuchma , eIFL-OA program manager 

10. Open access policies: An overview. Copyright management. Licensing Open Access content to avoid confusion around use and reuse of the content Iryna Kuchma , eIFL-OA program manager 

11. Building repositories: Technical Requirements, Repository Software, Tools and Add-ons, Metadata & Workflow. Repository Services  Iryna Kuchma , eIFL-OA program manager 

12. Setting up Institutional Repositories: Hardware, Software, Policies and Personnel
Author: Abednego Corletey, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana 

13. Management, Population and Marketing of Institutional repositories/open access journals Iryna Kuchma, eIFL-OA program manager