We have the pleasure to invite you to the LIBSENSE Virtual Workshop: Arab Region Prospective taking place on 13 October 2020 from 11:00am to 12:30pm UTC. This workshop comes as a continuation and follow up on the LIBSENSE-III Workshop held in Tunisia in April 2019. It will include speakers from WACREN, EIFL, COAR, ORCiD and ASREN with focus on LIBSENSE progress especially workgroups on policies, infrastructures and capacity building. It will also address open science and open data. Presentations on Open Access stories from Arab countries will be included in the agenda of the workshop in addition to the developments of Arabic harvester and more.
Topics to be covered
- Introduction and highlight on ASREN role.
- LIBSENSE and Open science initiative.
- Infrastructure, capacity building and Policies Working Groups.
- COAR as a global Open science supporting initiative.
- Open access in the Arab region (Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia…)
- Academic libraries future role in open access era
Please register at http://asrenorg.net/?q=content/libsense-workshop-registartion