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Open Access for Africa: Contact Us

Open access resources for students and health workers in developing countries


Open Access for Africa is hosted and maintained by University of Massachusetts Healey Library.

Key contributors to this initiative included:

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Jacob Kariuki RN, PhD, AGNP-BC (Designing the site and aggregating content)

Eileen Stuart-Shor PhD, ANP-BC, FAHA, FAAN (Initiating OAA concept & supervision of content development)

Healey's Reference, Outreach, and Instruction Team (Valuable technical and logistical support)

Iris Jahng (Reference Librarian, Overall Supervisor)

Teresa Maceira (Reference Librarian) 

Tina Mullins (Former Reference Librarian, Overall Supervisor)

Danitta Wong  (Former Reference Librarian)

Janet Di Paolo (Former Reference Librarian)

George Hart (Former Associate University Librarian for Public Services)

Anthony Viola (Former Reference Librarian)

Office of International and Transnational Affairs

Eunsook Hyun PhD (Funded the initial phase of the OAA initiative)


Office of the University Librarian

Daniel Ortiz  former University Librarian (Overall Support and funding of the LibGuides refinement)


Diligent efforts have been made to scrutinize the resources provided in this site so as to ensure that no misleading information is included. However, we wish to clarify that the articles and content in any resource highlighted in this guide are the responsibility of the respective author(s) or the concerned contributor. Your feedback is welcome and will inform subsequent updates of the site. Please contact Tina Mullins to suggest an open access link or to leave a comment. 

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