University Library Organizes Workshop for Staff

The University Library of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho held a three (3) day workshop for its staff. The workshop was facilitated by three (3) seasoned librarians namely Mr. Eric Amoafo, Mr. Henry Agbodza and Mr. Kwaku Marfo, all from the University of Ghana Balme Library and was attended 16 staff of the UHAS library. The training workshop, even though had no specific theme addressed issues related…

UHAS Hosts 37th Regular Meeting of University Librarians

UHAS Hosts 37th Regular Meeting of University Librarians

On Thursday, October 4, 2018, the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) Library hosted the 37th Regular Meeting for the Committee of University Librarians and their Deputies (CULD). The one-day meeting was held at the Council Chamber of UHAS at the Main Campus, Sokode Lokoe near Ho. Professor Seth Owusu-Agyei, Pro-Vice Chancellor of UHAS, who also chairs the UHAS Library Board briefly interacted with some of CULD members. The…

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Promoting open access to peer-reviewed research publications online

There is a demand-driven pressure from the global citizenry for the building of an open society in which information and communications technologies will drive an Internet of Minds. More and more, information hoarding is giving way to instant sharing and the power of knowledge is shifting from fisted hands to open ones. The mass media is agog with incessant pressures from civil society on Governments for a right to freedom…

Free journal discovery tool for global health researchers

POPLINE (https://www.popline.org/) announces that the Johns Hopkins Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project in collaboration with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) has developed a free finding aid to support publishing in peer-reviewed journals in global health. The online database christened GHJournalSearch provides a single window for researchers to choose among  a carefully selected collection of peer-reviewed journals the most suitable destination for their research articles. GHJournalSearch currently covers: General Global Health…

Single Sign-on to All Research4Life Programmes and Legal Information Portal Launch

The Research4Life team has been working on improving our portals and services and is pleased to announce several enhancements for Research4Life programme users: From the beginning of this year, all institutions registered for any of the Research4Life programmes (Hinari, AGORA, OARE and ARDI) get access to all portals with their credentials. New registered institutions no longer receive programme specific credentials but a general Research4Life access. This means that any Research4Life…

Norvatis Institutes of Biomedical Research donates to UHAS Library

Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research, Inc. donates 359 Scientific and Technical books worth USD $28,815.60 to the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho in Ghana. Prof. Peter Atadja of Novartis Foundation initiated the donation. Other donations also came from Louisiana State University, Department of Kinesiology University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Library, College of Health Science, Korle-Bu. Food Nutrition Society of Africa