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NISH (NITAG Support Hub) 1 - General: Library guides: an introduction

What are library guides? Library guides are helpful resources that provide users with information and guidance on how to effectively use resources and services.

Library guides for NISH

NISH is a formalised, long-term academic project mandated to support NITAGs in the WHO Africa Region. The project is underwritten by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and made possible with funding from Wellcome (secured until 2026). Several partners are essential to make this project a success.

NISH is a project of the VACFA, the Vaccines for Africa Initiative at the University of Cape Town (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences, South Africa. It is located at the UCT School of Public Health and Family Medicine.

Library guides : an introduction

Library guides contain lists of suggested books, databases and journals, links, and sometimes pictures and video on any topic the guide is discussing. It is a roadmap of extremely helpful, relevant, and academically acceptable knowledge that a librarian constructed for users to use.

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