As part of the AfricaConnect3 project, UbuntuNet Alliance invites proposals from librarians to submit proposals to participate in a one-day Open Science training collocated with the UbuntuNet-Connect 2023 Conference.
The training will take place on October 25, 2023 in Kampala, Uganda and will cover relevant aspects of Open Access and Open Data with a hands-on exercise on how to make institutional repositories Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (see FAIR principles, https://www.go-fair.org/fair-principles/).
Below is the outline of the training:
|Session I||Introducing Open Science and the FAIR principles:|
|Session II||Comparing scholarly repository systems:|
|Session III||Hands-on Practical (Please bring a laptop):|
The Alliance will support 20 librarians by covering the cost for a round-trip economy air ticket, full-board accommodation, local transport and participation in the UbuntuNet-Connect 2023 Conference which will run from 26 – 27 October.
Interested librarians are requested to submit a short proposal (maximum 500 words) here
Deadline for submission of proposals is August 4, 2023. Applicants will be notified by August 21, 2023.