I see your project grant on meta. It's good. You have to change the status from draft
to proposed already as the deadline is today.
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On Thursday 20 February 2020 13:54, Nkem Osuigwe <neosuigwe(a)aflia.net> wrote:
Nkem E. Osuigwe PhD CLN
Human Capacity Development & Training Director,
African Library and Information Associations & Institutions(AfLIA)
P.O.Box BC 38, Burma Camp, Accra, Ghana.
AfLIA, Connecting Africa's Library and Information Communities
"Knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating
progress, giving birth to evolution." - Albert Einstein
On Thu, 20 Feb 2020, 12:33 pm Adjoa Linda Fletcher, <belrivers(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, so much for the introduction. L
> On Feb 19, 2020 4:09 PM, "Nkem Osuigwe" <neosuigwe(a)aflia.net> wrote:
>> I am Nkem Osuigwe. I work with AfLIA (African Library and Information
Associations and Institutions). We recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The
Wikimedia Library for training and to get more Librarians understand the value and
importance of Wikipedia as a resource for information dissemination and research in
Africa. One of the terms of agreement in the MoU is having a progressive course on
Wikipedia standards and processes for Librarians. We have been advised to write a grant
proposal for a Wikipedian in Residence who will help adapt the already existing curriculum
and materials to suit the African information environment and library ecosystem. The
curriculum and materials were developed by OCLC for an American audience.
>> Felix Nartey introduced me to this group
>> I look forward to collaborations between African libraries and Wikipedians all
across the continent.
>> Also, I strongly believe that we will need support from this Community to help
AfLIA run the proposed training course as one of the success indicators of the course will
be the number of collaborations formed between libraries and Wikipedians all over the
>> You may read up about AfLIA -web.aflia.net
>> We have members(Institutional) in 33 countries in Africa and we hope to leverage
on it to increase the reach and use of Wikipedia.
>> I look forward to hearing from anyone here.
>> Thank you.
>> Nkem E. Osuigwe PhD CLN
>> Human Capacity Development & Training Director,
>> African Library and Information Associations & Institutions(AfLIA)
>> P.O.Box BC 38, Burma Camp, Accra, Ghana.
>> Website: www.aflia.net
>> Facebook /Twitter /Instagram
>> "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster
horses." - Henry Ford.
>> "Knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination
embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand" -
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