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NISO Plus 2021 is going to be a global virtual event, happening literally around the world February 22-25, 2021. Building on the wonderful response to NISO Plus 2020, we’re bringing the same quality of content and conversation to this born-digital event, with dozens of amazing speakers and keynotes from across the globe. Scheduled to maximize attendance from as many timezones as possible, there will be things for you to see and do around the clock if you wish...or, pick and choose to make the experience perfect for your interests.

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Tuesday, February 23 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Keynote: Connecting the World Through Local Indigenous Knowledge

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NISO Discourse Discussion for this session

Indigenous Knowledge affects all sectors of the global economy such as health, food and agriculture, architecture, music, etc...the list goes on and on. But this knowledge is going extinct because it has not been harnessed and preserved.

How should we as information personnel be treating this kind of knowledge? Can we document them? Can we apply standards to them? how do we treat such knowledge and harness them for global development

avatar for Margaret Sraku-Lartey, PhD

Margaret Sraku-Lartey, PhD

Principal Librarian, CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana
Margaret is a chartered librarian with over 30 years’ experience in information management. She holds a PhD in Geography and Rural Development with specializations in Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change Adaptation. Margaret has a passion for local Indigenous People and her interest... Read More →

Tuesday February 23, 2021 10:00am - 10:50am EST
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