Managing information, in the internet era with explosive information availability demands special skills and calls for investments in strengthening the information infrastructure and skills of an organisation.
This specially designed course will teach participants on how to manage all aspects and types of information, at an institutional level and develop a virtual resource centre using open source tools and technologies.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) with more than 25 years of experience in managing thousands books, articles, news clippings, video films, photographs and contact addresses. CSE is also the developer and manager of virtual information gateway “India Environment Portal (http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in)”
Planning and managing resource centres in the digital age
Sourcing information (print/electronic, internet for research)
Organising Information: Classification & Indexing (including digitized resources)
A primer on managing audio-visual resources (films, photos, Cds, etc.)
Digitisation and e-documentation of news clippings, articles, reports and documents
Building contact databases
Knowledge creation and dissemination (Information Services/Products)
E-mail for outreach (mass mail using open source s/w)
Online presence : reaching out through the web
Potential of social media and web 2.0 for information dissemination and communication
NGOs: Rs. 4,400 per participant
Corporate, government and international organizations: Rs 8,800 per participant
Accomodation and related costs are not included in the cost. However, CSE can help you find a place to stay.
The course fee should be paid in advance by demand draft/cheque in the name of CENTRE FOR SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT. (Add Rs.15 for all non-Delhi cheques)
Who should attend
Information professionals in NGOs/ Government /International Organisations/ Corporate/ Individuals interested in quality information management and strengthening their organizational capacities.
Date: December 04 – 07, 2012; Time: 10.30 am to 5.00 pm
Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional
Area, New Delhi- 62
Last date for applying: November 10, 2012
For information contact:
Programme Director-Library and Information Management
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi – 62
Phone: +91 (011) 29955124/125 (Ext. 287)
Fax: +91 (011) 29955879
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
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