STIMULATE 9 Scientific and Technological Information

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Scientific and Technological Information Management in Universities and Libraries: an Active Training Environment (Edition 9) STIMULATE 9


Summary of the Contents of the Program The program offered a stimulating learning environment to information professionals in the following areas:  Role of library as carrier of scientific communication   Web design, HTML and XML Presentation of information in a scientific environment       Scientometrics and Informetrics Elementary statistics for effective library and Information services and management.

Indexing non-text materials Open source software (e.g. Greenstone and ABCD) Information retrieval/searching Copyright

Suggestions to Improve the Organization of the Program  Longtime interval between lectures within the same subject  Provide blocked schedule  Diversify the choice of library visit  Include more information resource centers, archives and museums

Strong Points of the Organization of the Program  Administrative matters   Efficient program schedule Choice of lecturers  General learning environment   Well-equipped lecture rooms, availability of wireless network Accommodation

Best Components of the Program Academic Contents  Library visits  Free and Open Source Software

Not So Good Components of the Program Academic Contents  None. All the topics are relevant

Recommendations for the Management to Home Institutes  Encourage the use of Free and Open Source Software e.g. ABCD and Greenstone  Develop Institutional Repositories and Digital Libraries  Empower us to deliver the knowledge and skills learned through echo seminar and conferences, trainings to other information professional and end users

STIMULATE 9 Participants

Group E-mail : [email protected]

Face book : stimulate9 LIST OF PARTICIPANTS: Alayon, Stephen - Philippines Melike, Amelework Wube - Ethiopia Biryabarema, Judith - Uganda Cab, Nhyrma Fe - Philippines Gill, Bernadette - Seychelles Kengne, Naoussi Carine Christelle - Cameroon Khatun, Momena - Bangladesh Kitwe, Yahya - Uganda Kulisooma, Ezerea - Uganda Malekani, Andrew Watson - Tanzania Manyerere, Juliana - Tanzania Ramadhani, Zaina Tanzania Siyoum, Eyerusalem Tesfaye - Ethiopia Tekelemariam, Kalayu - Ethiopia Thottapali, Yunus - India Tran, Thi Hoang Hanh - Viet Nam Tripathi, Sneha - India Yap, Joseph - Philippines Zengenene, Dydimus - Zimbabwe