Tag Archives: training

Registration open for Data Science Winter Institute in Hong Kong

(23 October 2017) From 7-8 December 2017, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, the iSchool Asia-Pacific Chapter & the University of Hong Kong will be organizing a Data Science Winter Institute at the University of Hong Kong. This Winter Institute will equip iProfessionals with the latest marketable knowledge and skills, especially in data science, which are […]


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ACS Publications announces free training resource for peer reviewers

(15 August 2017, Washington)   Reinforcing its commitment to publishing the best peer-reviewed scientific research, the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced the debut of ACS Reviewer Lab, an online course created to help educate researchers on the fundamentals of scholarly peer review. A collaborative effort by ACS Editors, leading chemistry researchers […]


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Philippine libraries march into the 21st Century

(3 April 2017) Four years ago, Beyond Access began working with the Philippine public library system. Like in many countries, libraries had been largely neglected by policy-makers, and in some municipalities, libraries were already closing due to lack of use. When the Philippine Digital Strategy was published in 2011, libraries were completely absent. Under the […]


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Training for Japanese Studies Librarians outside of Japan: Library services practicum at the Kansai-kan of the NDL 2016

(28 April 2016) From 13 to 22 January , 2016, the National Diet Library (NDL) hosted a training program for Japanese Studies librarians living outside Japan. It was held at the Kansai-kan of the NDL in Kyoto, and 12 participants joined from five countries: France, Germany, Italy, the Republic of Korea, and the United States. […]


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MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grant

(10 March 2016) The Medical Library Association (MLA) has announced the HINARI/Research4Life (R4L) Grant for 2016. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income countries.  The grants will benefit the users in the eligible countries as […]


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Global education for librarians and information professionals

(4 February 2016) The Traveling Librarian blog reports that the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, part of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce its continuing Global Education for Librarians and Information Professionals Program. GSLIS will offer again Global Information Services (LSC 518) […]


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Workforce Development Working Group – Future of Libraries Call for Expressions of Interest

(6 February 2016) LIANZA’s The Future of Libraries has resulted in four workstreams – looking at workforce development from a whole of sector strategic perspective is one of these.  A copy of Future of Libraries work is here. LIANZA is seeking individuals who are interested in the problem of workforce development within the profession. Closing […]


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2015 Digital Library Promotion Project propagandists training course is held in Wuhan

The NLC holds 2015 Working Conference on Party Style and Clean and Honest Administration Construction (2 April 2015)  From 25 March to 26 March, 2015 Digital Library Promotion Project propagandists training course, which was sponsored by the National Library of China (NLC), organized by Wuhan Cultural Affairs Bureau, and co-organized by Wuhan Library, was held […]


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Journals Online Project announces 2015 grant winners

(23 February 2015) INASP’s Journals Online (JOL) project has announced the winners of its 2015 grants. These grants are awarded to editors from the JOL project who want to improve the editorial processes of their journal/s. Each of the successful grant recipients will receive USD3,150 to cover the expenses for conducting a workshop or event […]


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Data Curation Training Program at HKUST

(28 January 2015) In order to manage, preserve and archive research data, the Library of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, will host a 3-day Data Curation Training Program 25-27 February 2015. It is co-organized by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the Division […]


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UIUC GSLIS – HKU Data Curation Spring Institute, 25-27 February 2015, Co-ordinated by JULAC

(23 November 2014) The Institute is co-organized by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and, the Division of  Information and Technology Studies, Faculty of  Education, University of Hong Kong. Its focus is on data curation and related theories, techniques and best practices. HKUST hosts the Institute, 25-27 February […]


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SciFinder training materials for you

(5 August 2014)  These on-demand SciFinder® training resources are short, targeted materials, organized by search type. Those marked with an asterisk(*) are designed to help get you started quickly with searching in SciFinder. Special topics for more advanced users are also available. New and occasional users may also find SciFinder Virtual Classes helpful. Listen to recordings […]


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Asia and Oceania BSLA convening focuses on education and professional development

(12 March 2014)  The second regional convening as part of IFLA’s expanded Building Strong Library Associations programme was held 4-7 March in Jakarta, Indonesia. Reflecting the objectives and priorities in the region, the Asia and Oceania convening focused on skills for the future of the library profession, and educational standards. Many associations in the region […]


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Professional development and on-the-job training for librarians in Taiwan

(6 January 2014) Taiwan’s National Central Library has developed courses on “Promoting Reading in the Digital Age”, “Libraries and Youth Services”, “Using Statistics to Improve Library Services”, “The Digital Learning Train”, and “Improving Organizational Management Quality Standards”. These courses address different professional development needs and job duties of librarians serving in public, high school, vocational […]


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New DPC Programme of Events 2013 – 2014 unveiled

There is even more opportunity to keep up to date with the latest developments in Digital Preservation in 2013 – 2014 Member only events include: Writing a Digital Preservation Business Case Talking with the Techies: writing and understanding requirements in digital preservation Cost Modelling for Preservation Virtualization and preservation: New directions Updating OAIS – ISO […]


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