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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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E-Books: What librarians need to know now and for the future

(9 July 2013, Chicago)   ALA Editions will hold a session of its popular facilitated eCourse, E-Books: What Librarians Need to Know Now and for the Future with Mirela Roncevic.This four-week eCourse wiill begin on 3 September 2013. Mirela Roncevic has been involved with eBooks and eReaders since their emergence, and in this new eCourse she’ll give you […]


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DPC offers scholarships to attend Digital Preservation Training Programme, May 2013

(26 March 2013) The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering three fully funded scholarships to attend the Digital Preservation Training Programme at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 20th–22nd May 2013. The Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) is designed for all those working in institutional information management who are grappling with fundamental issues of […]


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