A one-day capacity workshop for the training of Editors-in-Chief and others involved in Journal publishing in the University of Benin, on Online Journal publishing, took place on the 23rd of March 2016 .
It is was knowledge and capacity-building workshop for UniBen academic staff involved in the publishing of journals domiciled in the University. The emergence online scholarly publication is meant to enhance the journal visibility, accessibility and overall webometric ranking of the University.
Speakers at the workshop where Prof A Okhamafe, who spoke on Journal Indexing and Rank , Prof P Erah who spoke on preparing manuscripts for online publishing, David Ofili who spoke on Web Visibility and Chijioke Mokogwu who’s spoke on Web Presence. The Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof F.F.O Orumwense who was accompanied by the D.V.C Academic Prof A Falodun, Prof L.I Ezemonye and the Bursar of the University Dr Bala Bila, was also in attendance, opened the event. The V.C enjoined participants of the workshop to put the skills to use, as it would be good for the University and their respective journals. The Chair-Man Task-Force on Online journals , Prof.A.Okhamafe thanked the Vice-Chancellor of the rear privilege of open an event such as this , as this for the first of it’s kind in the Univerity.