Course objectives of the AfLIA Openness course for librarians: African academic librarians and researchers….

  1. understand the open spectrum [KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION]
  2. support open initiatives and practices e.g., Find and adapt, evaluate open content, license open materials [SKILLS ACQUISITION]
  3. advocate for openness in their respective institutions e.g., Open access and open data advocacy, open licensing [ADVOCACY AND NEGOTIATION].