One Day Training on “Open Source Tools & Techniques for Digital Archives”

LISoultions and Bahria University Islamabad jointly organizing a One Day Training on "Open Source Tools & Techniques for Digital Archives". Details are as under: Title: One Day Training on "Open Source Tools & Techniques for Digital Archives" Venue: Bahria University Islamabad Date: March 12, 2011 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM) Contents of Training
  • Introduction to Digital Archives
  • Metadata for cataloging of digital collections
  • OCR
  • Copyright and Plagiarism
  • Creating Digital Archives
  • Interoperability
  • Introduction to institutional repositories
Who should attend?
  • Archivists and Librarians, LIS students, Beginners and intermediate level learner of Digital Libraries
  • LIS Professionals working in digital environment who are interested in managing their digital content using some Open Source Software (Greenstone, Digital Library Software, DSpace, EPrints, etc)
  Training Outcome. After successful completion of this training will learn:  
  • Introduction/basics of digital archives/digital libraries and repositories
  • International standards of digital libraries
  • Alternatives available for digital library management software in Free and Open Source Category
  • Installation, configuration, and customization of Free and Open Source Software for management of their digital collections
  • The concept of copyright and plagiarism and our role and responsibility as information professionals

Training Fee

  • PULISAA, PLA or PLC Members - PKR 600/- per participant
  • Non Members - PKR 1000/- per participant
  • (Fee includes tea, lunch and certificate)
  • Ata ur Rehman (Lead Trainer for GSDL, Koha & other FOSS in Pakistan)
  • Mr. Sher Afzal (Librarian, Bahria University)
  • M. Shafiq Rana (Trainer and Coordinator LISolutions)
For further information: Mr. Sher Afzal 0333-552 1321 For Registration Click Here Note: Training Flyer can be downloaded here  
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