Muscat: The Ministry of Social Development on Thursday signed an agreement of cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and Sultan Qaboos University to implement and develop the Oman Research Repository codenamed “Shuaa”.
The repository contains research, historic documents, articles, periodicals and synopsis, as well as Omani specialized statistics and innovation material written or compiled in Oman. Shuaa provides its content on a database where they are stored and organized based on modern systems to ease accessibility for researchers and interested people.
The agreement was signed by Shamsa Ahmed al Hosni, Director General for Planning and Studies in the Ministry of Social Development and Dr Nabhan Harith al Harasi, Dean of College of Arts and Social Sciences at SQU, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Shuaa. --ONA