Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Another wonderful day in Windhoek at the SCECSAL Conference

 By Sylvia Umana for SCECSAL Forum

Some conference delegates
Day 3 proceedings saw delegates attending the conference themed with traditional attires. The programme was divided into two parts. 

Some delegates participated in the tour of the City of Windhoek visiting places such as the University of Namibia Library, Greenwell Matongo Library, Nathaniel Maxuilili Community Learning and Development Centre, Independence Memorial Museum and Katutura Open Markets. 

The remaining delegates, at the conference venue, listened to the Conference Exhibitors’ presentations. Among the exhibitors was Emerald, Elsevier, Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL), EBSCO, SABINET, and Springer Nature who presented their products and services they offer. 

Emerald focused on impact measuring of research in higher institutions, e-books, and e-journals. Elsevier and EBSCO presentations focused on research data management, research citations and research collaboration. Springer Nature promoted introduced participants to new features on Springer products and services. NAMCOL presented services offered including e-learning programmes and vocational training courses available on offer. 

The day ended with the hosts taking international delegates for a breather at a local restaurant.

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