OA publishing at Rift Valley universities
EIFL’s partner in Kenya is organizing an open access journal publishing policy forum for the Rift Valley universities

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Event Date: 12 May 2022
Eldoret, Kenya, and Online

EIFL’s partner consortium, the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC), is organizing an Open access journal publishing policy formulation, adoption and implementation forum for seven universities in the Rift Valley. The forum is to be hosted by Moi University College of Health Sciences.

Facilitators are Dr George Gitau, Chief University Librarian at Kenyatta University and EIFL Open Access Coordinator in Kenya; Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager; Miriam Ndungu, Librarian at Co-operative University of Kenya; Edward Safari, ICT Consultant at Kenyatta University, and Bernard Shiundu, Systems Librarian at Strathmore University. 

The forum is part of the EIFL-funded project ‘OA journal publishing using OJS for universities in Kenya’, which aims to establish publishing platforms for open access journals from the country’s 22 research institutions.