Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC) has been chosen as one of the first recipients of the ORCID Global Participation Fund (GPF) grants to promote ORCID use in Kenya. Through this grant, KLISC will host a training of trainers and 21 librarians to develop an ORCID Community of Practice (CoP) among librarians, who are key to implementing research visibility and discoverability. The consortium will also conduct sensitization and advocacy among directors of research. 21 institutional repositories developed in a previous project will be upgraded with the ORCID API. Training materials for self-learning will also be developed and hosted on the KLISC website. An increased number of ORCID registrations and system integrations is expected.
On November 16th, KLISC conducted a capacity building workshop for KNATCOM on their Open Journal System platform. Dr. George Eshiamwata, Deputy Director for Research and Consultancy, was present at the