AGORA Webinars: Effective Search Strategies for Researchers. Finding resources on AGORA and other platforms (EN/FR/ES)

  
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We are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about developing search strategie for researchers. We will demonstrate how a well formulated search strategy can facilitate literature search on the AGORA platform via Summon and on other platforms. 

AGORA provides access to peer-reviewed journals, dataseta and e-books in agriculture and related biological, environmental, social and other research domains. AGORA’s main purpose is to improve the quality and effectiveness of agricultural research, education and training in low- and middle-income countries. Summon is AGORA’s Google-like search engine and it is an instant and easy way to find research material from a single search box. It searches AGORA’s catalogue and quickly brings up scores of credible, relevancy-ranked results in full text form.

PRESENTERS

[English] Kristin Kolshus is an Information Management Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Africa. She focuses on capacity development on access to scientific information, information management, and knowledge sharing, especially through AGORA and Research4Life.

[French] Alice Van der Elstraeten is Information Management Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). She works mainly on capacity development and experience capitalisation for the e-Agriculture Community of Practice. Based in Panama, she is the e-Agriculture and AGORA focal point for Central America. 

[Spanish] Maria Folch, working at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for more than 15 years, is currently in charge of the AGORA helpdesk and contact with users. She also collaborates in the organization and preparation of AGORA training materials in Spanish and participates as facilitator in Central America workshops. 

DATE AND REGISTRATION

  • EN: 21st of July 2017 - 11:00 CEST (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference)
  • FR: 25th of July 2017 - 16:00 CEST (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference)
  • ES: 26th of July 2017 - 16:00 CEST (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference)

Please register here:  

https://goo.gl/forms/L8oq2aYIfgIZ9A9f1 

 


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