UNESCO-CERN School on Digital Libraries 2018 is a program that will be held in Niarobi, Kenya nad be co-organised by The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It aims to deepen the participants’ understanding of digital libraries, expose new trends in scientific publishing and emphasize a set of principles related to open access, both for data and publications, crucial to promoting open science.
BenefitsThe participants will get a chance to attend lectures given by information professionals working within leading international organizations, the publishing industry and the library IT business.The participants will get the opportunity to attend lectures on:Overview of open software solutions for operation of digital libraries, in particular InvenioIntroduction to relevant web technologies and APIsCataloguing formatsPersistent identifier systemsAvailable information resourcesOpen access principlesOperation of institutional repositoriesOpportunities for developing countries
EligibilitiesProficiency in spoken and written EnglishBe a librarian or an IT information specialist working with libraries
Preferences shall be given to duos, consisting of one librarian and one IT specialist, both working in the same academic environment, with 5-15 years of experience.
Eligible Regions: African Countries
Applicants shall have to send their applications via email to: email@example.com. The applications must contain a:CVMotivational letter
Application Deadline: August 1, 2018 (19 Days Remaining)
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