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Elsevier Foundation Video Features Librarians Without Borders® Initiative
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The Elsevier Foundation has released a new video, Building a Global Research Culture, featuring MLA’s Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) initiative.

The video highlights a recent training workshop for librarians, doctors, and teachers at the University of Swaziland. Since launch, the LWB program has equipped hundreds of information professionals and researchers in dozens of developing countries with the necessary skills to use the electronic resources available through Research4Life. This initiative is sponsored by the Elsevier Foundation.
 
About The Elsevier Foundation
The Elsevier Foundation provides grants to institutions around the world, with a focus on support for the world’s libraries and for scholars in the early stages of their careers.  Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than 60 grants worth millions dollars to non-profit organizations working in these fields. Through gift-matching, the Foundation also supports the efforts of Elsevier employees to play a positive role in their local and global communities. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.  www.elsevierfoundation.org
 
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 11:45am

CONTENT: video

Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Librarians without borders | Research4Life | elsevier foundation

CONTENT: video