GO | School for Information

Educating information professionals for the future

Highlighted courses

Content Curation

The New RDA (Online)

After years of preparation, a completely new version of the metadata standard RDA (Resource Description and Access) came into effect on December 15, 2020. The standard is now fully in line with principles and practices that are common to linked data.

Information Retrieval

Strategic Use of Social Media (Online)

In times of Information Overload it is not easy to be noticed on Social Media. At the samen time are Social Media essential in communication to customers, users of your services and your target adience.  Choosing the right platform and right content for the selected  audience is key for succes!

Social Media

Professional Internet Research (Online)

The secret of effective and efficient searching for information lies in the skill to formulate a clear research question, a structured approach and the right search strategy.

 

MARC 21

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

Records Management

Records Management

Managing and preserving documents is essential for the daily operations for every organisation. Especially governance and compliance are important in the digital era.

 

Patent Information

Basic Patent Information Course (BPIC)

Succesful innovation is inseparable from the proper use of Patent Information. However, the management of Patent Information comes with its own issues.

Internet search

Advanced Internet Search (online)

Internet search? It all seems so easy. Just Google and you will always find the right relevant information. Or don’t you?  We, as Information Specialists, all know there is often a lot more to be found than the first page of Google results.

Disruptive Technologies and New Skillsets in Library 4.0

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT), drones, robotics and blockchain technology, are all examples of fourth industrial revolution (4IR/IR 4.0) technologies.

Records Management

Introduction Data Management for GLAM

Correct, timely and complete data and information are the artery for efficient research, business operations and decision-making in every organisation.

Patent Information

Improving findability; the basics of tagging, metadata and keywords

Finding content is more than just search: metadata, tags and keywords are an important aspect of improving the findability of content. However, adding these tags to content, also called indexing, is not as easy as it might seem.

Internet search

Life Hacks for Information Specialists

There are a lot of free tools available to make our (information) life easier. Learn how to use them in an professional environment.

Marketing of Information Services

As an Information Professional you have a lot to offer. Learn how to make sure your Information Services are getting the attention they deserve!

Latest news

Caribbean week for GO | School for Information

Caribbean week for GO | School for Information

Last week GO Training was active in Curacao and Aruba to contribute to three events focused on information services in the (Dutch) Caribbean. From 5 to 9 June, the annual conference of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries took...

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Join us at the DLIS 50th Anniversary Symposium

Join us at the DLIS 50th Anniversary Symposium

From 29 - 31 March the Depart of Librarie and Information Studies (DLIS) of the University of the West Indies celebrates its 50th anniversary with an online symposium. With a series of presentations, panel discussions and workshops DLIS@50 will be celebrating...

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About GO | Opleidingen

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.

About the Information Hero

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!