Preprints: best practice tips librarians can share with researchers


Outside Hagerty Library, Drexel University Libraries – Jaci Downs Photography

Preprints: best practice tips librarians can share with researchers – In this article, Jay Bhatt touches on the potential implications for researchers and highlights some key dos and don’ts that librarians can share with authors.[…]

CHANGE_ Keep Moving Forward


“We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.”

Change is the only constant in life. Change is about moving forward and avoiding stagnation. Whether we like it or not. It’s best to embrace change and maybe even seek it out. Hence why seeking discomfort plays such a huge role in my life.

Seeking discomfort also means seeking change. To seek a change in routine. It might be the best idea of your life…or the worst. Who knows? The whole point is to strive towards living a life more meaningful and purposeful.[…]

Kenyan university starts project to boost cassava value {Food for Africa}


Food for Africa

In Kenya, cassava is a drought-tolerant food security crop with rising household demand. Despite its ability to endure climate shocks, the damaging Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), as well as late-ripening, low-yielding types and weak local consumption culture, pose hurdles to its cultivation.

This is why Egerton University is seeking to boost value addition for cassava. The program, which is supported by the Community Action Research Project (CARP+), the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), and the MasterCard Foundation, aims to create jobs, improve cassava quality, productivity and marketability both locally and internationally.[…]

“Books For Africa” Being a Librarian in Ethiopia. Mario Coffa Interviews Mulugeta Woldetsadik, from Hawassa University, Ethiopia


Welcome to Ethiopia!!!!


Today the Library World Tour had the pleasure of being hosted by Mulugeta Woldetsadik of Mulugeta: Library & Information Service with whom we talked about the profession of librarian and the wonderful projects that are carried out in Ethiopia and Africa for the promotion of reading and culture at every level in the article entitled “Book For Africa”. Being a librarian in Ethiopia. Mario Coffa interviews Mulugeta Woldetsadik”. Available in Italian and English.

 Insula Europea
Read in English: 

https://www.insulaeuropea.eu/…/book-for-africa-being-a-lib…/

Read in Italian:


Visit Library World Tour Project:

https://mariocoffa.wixsite.com/e-portfol…/library-world-tour


World Interactive Map: 

https://umap.openstreetmap.fr/…/m…/library-world-tour_616951

Libraries, Communities, and Digital. Experience from Indonesia. Mario Coffa interviews Muhammad Saiful Alam


Welcome to Indonesia!!!!

Muhammad Saiful Alam

Thanks to the welcome and the precious availability we have reached a wonderful country and discovered that even here the librarians like Muhammad do an excellent job for their communities facing challenges that are not only local but also with a global vision. You can find all this in the article entitled “Libraries, communities and digital. Experience from Indonesia. Mario Coffa interviews Muhammad Saiful Alam”. Available in Italian and English.

Insula Europea

Read in English:

https://www.insulaeuropea.eu/…/libraries-communities…/

Read in Italian:

https://www.insulaeuropea.eu/…/biblioteche-comunita-e…/

Visit Library World Tour project:

https://mariocoffa.wixsite.com/e-portf…/library-world-tour

Interactive World Map:

https://umap.openstreetmap.fr/…/library-world-tour…

የወዲ አፈወርቂና የአሐዳውያን ፍቅር


የአፍሪካ ቀንድ ኹከተኛው አምባገነን ኢሳይያስ አፈወርቂ ከቅርብ ጊዜ ወዲህ የኢትዮጵያን ኅብረ‐ብሄራዊ ፌደራሊዝም ደጋግሞ ሲያወግዝ ይሰማል። ትናንት ምሽትም ማውገዙን ሰማሁ። የሚገርም ነገር የለውም….

ወዲ አፎም በሕዝቦች ልዕልና እና ሉዓላዊነት የሚያምን ሰው አይደለም። እንኳን ምስኪን ኤርትራውያን ራስን በራስ የማሥተዳደር መብታቸውን ሊያከብር ይቅርና ፈላጭ ቆራጭ ሆኖ እያንዳንዱን ሕይወታቸውን መወሰን የሚፈልግ ዴስፖት ነው። እንደሱ ዓይነት አሐዳዊ እና ደፍጣጭ መሪ ሕዝቡ ከእነሙሉ መገለጫው ኢምፓወርድ የሚሆንበትን፣ ዥንጉርጉር ማንነት የአገር አንድነት መገለጫ የሚሆንበትን ያልተማከለ ሥርዓት ቢመርጥ ነበር የሚገርመው! ፌደራሊዝም ራስ ገዝነት የሚሠፍንበት፣ ሁሉም ማኅበረሰብ ኢምፓወርድ የሚሆንበት ሥልጡን ሥርዓት በመሆኑ ኢሳያስ ብቻውን ነግሦ ፈልጦ ለሚቆርጥበት አምባገነናዊ አሥተዳደር አይሆንም![…]

ቱሉ ፊንፊኔ ማለት የፊንፊኔ ኮረብታ ማለት ነው


==== ሆራ ፊንፊኔ ሜዳ (አደባባይ) ነው መሆን ያለበት የጥንት የቱሉ ፊንፊኔ አካል ነውና ====

~~ ቱሉ ፊንፊኔ ማለት የፊንፊኔ ኮረብታ ማለት ነው~~

በአፋን ኦሮሞ የአንድ ሳንቲም ሁለት ገጽታና ትርጓሜ ያላት አዲስ አበባ በአፋን ኦሮሞ ሸገር ተብላም ትጠራም ነበር። ደርግ የአዲስ አበባ ምስረታ 100ኛ አመት በአከበረበት ወቅት በወቅቱ የነበሩ የሃገሪቱ ስመጥር ሙህራን ተሰባስበው አንድ መታሰቢያ ትልቅ ጥራዝ መጽሄት አዘጋጅተው ነበር ። ታዲያ በዚህ መጽሄት ውስጥ ገጽ 73 ላይ ከአራዳ ሸንጎዎች እስከ በሚል አበራ ጀምበሬ በከተበው ታሪክ ውስጥ ስለ ፊንፊኔና ሸገር አፋን ኦሮሞ ቃላትና ትርጉም አስፍሮታል።[…]

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