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Jamie Johnston, Mahmood Khosrowjerdi, Idunn
Sabina Cisek, Marek Deja, Christine W. Kanyengo,
Greg Kwalombota Mubita, Francina N S
Makondo, Andrew W. Malekani, Mercy W.
Monde, Wulystan Pius Mtega, Elias Mwabungulu,
Kelefa Mwantimwa, Namatama Ng`angu, Elin
Opheim, Dorota Rak, Ronald Benard Tarimo,
Evans Wema, Magdalena Wójcik
Navigating the digital landscape: Universities partnering for change
Project is co-funded by the European Union
Erasmus+ program 2021-2027
Erasmus+ is the EU's program to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe
The 2021-2027 program places a strong focus on social inclusion, the green and digital
transitions, and promoting young people’s participation in democratic life
To utilize the partnership between universities in Norway, Poland, Tanzania and Zambia to
improve and expand their library and information services by developing the respective
libraries’ digital infrastructures, primarily in Tanzania and Zambia
To improve librarians’ digital competencies across all partners
Target groups are academic librarians and library and information science (LIS) students
To strengthen the digital infrastructure in partner university libraries in Tanzania and Zambia
that will benefit all students and staff and ensure inclusive and equal access to library and
information services
To examine current digital competencies needed for efficient provision of library and
information services amongst academic librarians and LIS students
To develop and implement short-term courses for librarians and LIS students aimed at
improving digital competencies related the provision of library and information services
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway (OsloMet)
Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland (UJ)
Sokoine Agricultural University (SUA)
University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM)
University of Barotseland (UBL)
University of Zambia (UNZA)
Student Engagement
Courses for developing digital literacy and competencies
Opportunities for research and project-based work (e.g., BA & MA theses, international project-
based work)
Project leader:
Elin Opheim
OsloMet partners:
Jamie Johnston
Idunn Bøyum
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