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October 2019

Visualization of knowledge (online)

October 31, 7:00 am - November 7, 10:00 pm
$105

A picture says more than a thousand words. But what if you have more than 1000 words? And what if there are specific relations between those words? Can you capture that in an image? Yes, you can! Knowledge and other semantic networks, such as taxonomies, thesauri or ontologies, are often difficult to grasp for users who have not been involved in their creation. Especially if they are extensive overviews, or if there are several types of relationships, it is difficult…

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November 2019

MARC21 (London, UK)

November 5, 7:00 pm - November 19, 10:00 pm
$195

For decades the MARC standards (Machine Readable Cataloguing) forms the basis for cataloguing in the library. Through the years, MARC is adjusted to developments in the field, so that by now much more than traditional library material can be processed. Although MARC21 is not always immediately apparent, it is used ‘under water’ in most catalogue applications. MARC is of great importance for the digital exchange of information. It is widely used as the standard exchange format for bibliographic data. As…

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Introduction Knowledge Graphs (online)

November 12, 7:00 pm - November 19, 10:00 pm
$105

The general public is familiar with the knowledge graph of well-known commercial projects, such as the Google Knowledge Graph and the Facebook Graph. But a knowledge graph can also prove its usefulness within a specific context. You can also use Knowledge Graphs within a specific organisational domain. With these Enterprise Knowledge Graphs, you can better visualize your information needs and make information easier to find on a website or intranet, for example. This workshop gives an introduction to Knowledge Graphs:…

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Records management in the digital era

November 13, 7:00 pm - November 27, 10:00 pm
$195

Many organizations use network drives to store and preserve documents and information. Usually these drives are used by several employees. Without proper alignment on how to use these shared drives and files a cluttered collection of unmanageable information will be created created. In this course you will learn how to construct a simple and accessible folder structure and use logical and understandable filenames. Ultimately, this leads to lesser search time and a higher percentage of documents found. In addition, a…

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December 2019

RDA and LRM (online)

December 3, 7:00 pm - December 18, 10:00 pm
$195

RDA (Resource Description and Access) was introduced and implemented worldwide in 2014. It is the new cataloging standard that uses the concept of LRM (Library Reference Model). As an cataloger you will encounter these terms more and more.  There has been published a lot about these new standards. In this course we will look at the practical side for you as an Information specialist or Librarian.

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