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Finding AGORA resources by keyword - Literature Research with Summon

17/05/2017

We are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about how to search AGORA  with SummonSummon facilitates literature research on the AGORA portal enabling the user to search resources by keyword, filter search results, save search items and to export citations. AGORA’s main purpose is to improve the quality and effectiveness of agricultural research, education and training in low- and middle-income countries.  AGORA/Research4Life provides free or low cost access to peer-reviewed journals (to date, 6,500), datasets and e- books (to date, 22,000) in agriculture and related biological, environmental, social and other research domains

The upcoming webinar will present Summon functionalities and how they can be used to effectively search the AGORA platform.  Participants can choose between the English, French or Spanish version of the seminar.

PRESENTERS

[English] Kristin Kolshus is an Information Management Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Africa. She focuses on capacity development on access to scientific information, information management, and knowledge sharing, especially through AGORA and Research4Life.

[French] Alice Van der Elstraeten is Information Management Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). She works mainly on capacity development and experience capitalisation for the e-Agriculture Community of Practice. Based in Panama, she is the e-Agriculture and AGORA focal point for Central America. 

[Spanish] Maria Folch, working at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for more than 15 years, is currently in charge of the AGORA helpdesk and contact with users. She also collaborates in the organization and preparation of AGORA training materials in Spanish and participates as facilitator in Central America workshops. 

DATE AND REGISTRATION

  • EN: 29th of May 2017 - 11:00 CEST (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference)
  • FR: 31st of May 2017 - 16:00 CEST (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference)
  • ES: 8th of June 2017 - 16:00 CEST (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference)

Please register here:  

https://goo.gl/forms/aZNvhBh8FDrQKuD12