INASP has been working with Nepal since 2002. Below you will find information on the areas we are currently working on with our partners there.
Research Access and Availability
INASP negotiates with international publishers to secure national licenses on behalf of Nepal, for free or significantly discounted online access to journals and books. This is managed by Tribhuvan University Central Library and the Nepal Library and Information Consortium (NeLIC). To find out what is available to researchers and students in Nepal, click on ‘Research literature’ below.
We support training in a range of areas related to digital information management and library consortium development. Our training materials can be downloaded in the Training courses and downloads section. To see what events have taken place recently in your country or are coming up soon, take a look at the ‘Events’ section on the right.
Research Production and Communication
We support local research communication through our AuthorAID project. This includes research writing courses, an active discussion list and a mentoring platform that matches early career researchers to more experienced researchers.
We support local research dissemination through the Journals Online (JOL) projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This includes hosting online peer-reviewed journals plus running training courses on strengthening the quality of local journals. The JOLs provide a cost-effective and secure forum for online journals, which gives them greater online visibility and discovery. Journals from Nepal are included on NepJOL. We are working to hand over management of NepJOL to Tribhuvan University over the next two years.
If you would like further information on any of the above areas, please contact our partners directly through our key contact page.