Accra, Aug. 17, GNA
– Elsevier has collaborated with the National Council for Tertiary Education
(NCTE), to provide nearly 45,000 students and faculty at 38 Colleges of
Education with access to 2,000 book through ScienceDirect College Edition.
College Edition is Elsevier’s full-text platform for research literature,
tailored towards institutes of higher education.
A statement signed
by Mohammed Sayed of Elsevier and copied to Ghana News Agency said a three-year
license agreement was signed by Elsevier Chairman, Youngsuk Chi and NCTE’s
Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammed Salifu.
ceremony brought together government representatives, university leaders,
policy experts, scientists and researchers.
The agreement is to
support the efforts of Ghana’s academic community to enhance education and
further stimulate research and innovation.
quoted Professor Salifu as saying: “The Colleges of Education now have access
to ScienceDirect, a very important resource which empowers faculty and students
with access to high-quality, up-to-update information.”
“This access is
crucial, but it is equally important to build capacity and train faculty and
students so that they can effectively use the content they now have access to.
“We look forward to
this collaboration with Elsevier and working together to build capacity within
the Colleges of Education,” he added.
Younsuk Chi said:
“Elsevier is deeply committed to supporting Ghana’s capabilities in education,
research, and innovation. Going forward, we are excited to further increase our
engagement with the educational and scientific communities in Ghana to support
the country as it continues along this strong trajectory.”
Elsevier is a
world-leading provider of information solutions that enhances the performance
of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make
better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make ground-breaking
discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress.
web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier
Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey.