Autumn 2012 euroCRIS membership meeting programme announced

Jointly organised by GrandIR, FECYT and euroCRIS, the next euroCRIS membership meeting will be shortly held (Nov 5-6) at the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid. Once all the contributions were received by euroCRIS Board members and TG leaders, the final event programme was announced this week. Registrations keep steadily increasing too - please make sure you register for the event if you're planning to attend, either as a speaker or a member of the audience!

GrandIR sponsors the 3rd CONFOA in Lisbon

GrandIR will be officially sponsoring the 3rd Portuguese-Brazilian Open Access Conference (CONFOA) to be held at Universidade Nova in Lisbon on Oct 1-2. This third CONFOA edition returns to Portugal after being held in Rio last year, and its programme covers all areas related to Open Access and repositories.

Open Access dissemination at Kenyatta University Nairobi

On the last week of August GrandIR took part in a workshop on Open Access and the KU Institutional Repository Project at Kenyatta University in Nairobi. Sessions for the KU Library and ICT Staff, the University Management Board and KU researchers were held at the workshop, which featured additional EIFL OA representatives (see summary at GrandIR blog).