Status of Open Science in Kenya: Literature Search
The aim of this team is to scan through public databases for literature, or material that would shed light on the adoption and practice of Open Science in Kenya.
Our findings will be organized into a report that will contribute to the greater OpenScienceKE project that is to assess the status of Open Science in Kenya.
Members of Our Team
|Esoh Kevin (Team Leader)||Podcasts|
|Daniel Ouso||Surveys and Blogs|
|Esther Seroney||News Articles|
|Elizabeth Mwangi||Social Media|
|Angela Muraya||Institutional Websites|
As we prepare to make our big contributions on August 30th and 31st, you are welcome to make inputs/comments.
Suggest sources we can search from and search strategies.
Meanwhile, you can keep contemplating your inputs, keeping in mind that we shall discuss strategies at the start of the hackathon as per the Hackathon schedule
More on the Hackathon
Please visit the Hackathon Github page here for more information.
You can also follow the issues to get a glimpse of the bearing of the discussions on the major topics.
Some Examples of the current discuss of Open Science in Kenya
- Research Papers: Open access: academic publishing and its implications for knowledge equity in Kenya.
Matheka et al., 2014. doi: 10.1186/1744-8603-10-26, PubMed ID: 24716579
Blogs: Training for Open Science in Kenya, Jennifer Sturdy and Stephanie Wykstra, 2016.
News Magazines: Daily Nation
In This Repo
In this repository is also a short code based on the NCBI EDirect tool for PubMed search. A
Search.md file describes the code and two test result files are also included, containing PMIDs for papers that are associated with Kenyan researchers testResult_1.txt and/or Kenyan institutions testResult_2.txt
All content of this repo is released under the CC-BY 4.0 license