GO | School for Information
Educating information professionals for the future
An information professional does not think Google, an information professional thinks sources. Especially now, in the Internet age, where many wrongly assume that the Internet is just the World Wide Web (WWW) and forget about all the other sources on the Internet that are not WWW.
This course will solve an issues that many information professionals are dealing with on a day to day basis: how to keep track in a systematic and structured way of your queries while doing online research and be able to continue your research on a later date without starting all over again.
Well organized information: up-to-date, complete and reliable is an essential basis for sustainable development, preparation for the impacts of climate change and risk management.
This course is also available in Spanish and Dutch
MARC is of great importance for the digital exchange of information. It is widely used as the standard format for bibliographic data. An Information specialists has every reason to get to know MARC 21
Managing and preserving documents is essential for the daily operations for every organisation. Especially governance and compliance are important in the digital era.
(Este curso también está disponible en español)
One of the most important parts of online research is in-depth knowledge on Boolean logic in information retrieval. Without a good understanding of the five main Boolean operators, no search makes any sense.
New media applications make it possible to do much more with information than before. Get acquainted with various state-of-the-art information applications to be used during your daily work in the library.
Organizations with activities related to subjects such as: sustainable development, climate change and management of risks increasingly use information derived from observations from earth orbiting satellites.
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak we were forced to put our classes at the new Surinam Library School on hold for a few months. Fortunelately we were able to start again this week. The students at the Library Management course could finally start their first module. Next...
Last week (21-25 Sepember) GO | School for Information was part of the CIL/IL Connect 2020 Conference. This year was a first for us. Not only in taking part in this highly recommended conference, but doing it totally online as well. And we loved it. Thanks to the...
This week we present a new addition to our portfolio of online courses: 'Improving Findability; the basics of tagging, metadata and keywords'. In a 3 hour session our teacher Joyce van Aalten will guide you through the world of metadata, tags and keywords and give you...
For more then 65 years GO | School for Information is specialist educator in the field of Information Services. We offer a wide range of courses for information professionals. All activities are practical and immediately applicable in your daily work.
An Information Hero is like a superhero, but instead of dealing with natural disaster, creepy criminals or lifethreathening situations he / she deals with the superpower of information!