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June 2022

Introduction Data Management for GLAM (online)

June 30, 8:00 am - July 7, 10:00 pm
Online
$150.00

Correct, timely and complete data and information are the artery for efficient business operations and decision-making in every organisation. With a data architecture, including rules, models and standards, an organization has a powerful tool to ensure that the data in IT systems meet the established standards. This allows data exchange to take place much more efficiently and cheaply.

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Marketing of Information Services (online)

June 30, 7:00 pm - July 7, 10:00 pm
Online
$75.00

After completing the course you will understand the basic principles of marketing and you will have the skills to promote your products and services in an attractive and efficient way.

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September 2022

Design Thinking for GLAM-professionals

September 1, 7:00 pm - September 8, 10:00 pm
Online
$125.00 24 places left

2 x 3-hour online course, in which you will learn how to start Design Thinking in order to optimally align your solutions and services with the needs and behaviour of the user. Design thinking is a non-linear, iterative process that teams use to understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems and create innovative solutions to prototype and test. Involving five phases—Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test—it is most useful to tackle problems that are ill-defined or unknown. In layman terms: working…

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Strategic use of social media (online)

September 5, 7:00 pm - September 19, 10:00 pm
Online
$150.00

Our ‘Strategic use of Social Media’ course is an online learning program, which can further deepens and explores some of the most popular social media applications. You will experience the usability and its impact. You will discover what platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram can do for you. You will experience what the possibilities of content curation are. Additionally you will learn from the experiences of your fellow students!  The assignments will help you to bring everything into practice.…

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Visualization of knowledge (online)

September 12, 7:00 am - September 19, 10:00 pm
$150.00

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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RDA and LRM (online)

September 14, 2022, 7:00 pm - May 12, 2023, 10:00 pm
Online
$295.00

RDA (Resource Description and Access) was introduced and implemented worldwide in 2014 and there will a new version in 2021. 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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Disruptive Technologies and New Skillsets in Library 4.0 (Online course)

September 15, 7:00 pm - September 22, 10:00 pm
Online
$95.00

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 which have impacted how we live, learn, work, play, and interact with each other. Libraries, as early adopters of technologies, have an important  role in using these technologies to add value to and improve services provided.  Register for this course to get acquainted with these disruptive technologies and the real-world application in…

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Records management in the digital era (online)

September 21, 7:00 pm - October 5, 10:00 pm
Online
$275.00

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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Improving findability; the basics of tagging, metadata and keywords

September 21, 7:00 pm - September 28, 10:00 pm
Online
$150.00

3 hours hands-on online workshop on improving the findability of content by making use of metadata, tags and keywords.

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October 2022

Professional internet research (Online)

October 3, 7:00 pm - October 17, 10:00 pm
Online
$205.00 29 places left

In times of Information Overload it is very important to be able to ‘filter’. This is especially true for information specialists who deal with supporting research. 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. Only when these 3 aspects of search are taken care of it is possible to change your search output form 10 million irrelevant hits tot 500 hits with…

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The New RDA

October 4, 7:00 pm - October 25, 10:00 pm
Online
$295.00 20 places left

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. Although the original RDA Toolkit from 2010 will remain available for some time for use in describing titles, the RSC (RDA Steering Committee) advises users of the standard to familiarize themselves with the new RDA in preparation for the…

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Introduction Knowledge Graphs (online)

October 5, 7:00 pm - October 12, 10:00 pm
$150.00

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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Advanced internet search (online)

October 11 - October 18
Online
$105.00

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 shows. How do we get beyond the first search results? Searching for and finding the desired information is therefore more challenging than ever before.

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Life Hacks for Information Specialists (Online)

October 19, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online
$95.00

As information specialist we live a busy life. Among the many tasks we have helping people find their way through huge amounts of available information, instructing them how to search, find and manage information or explain how some information systems or databases work probably takes the most of our time.

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MARC21 (Online)

October 20, 7:00 pm - October 27, 10:00 pm
Online
$150.00

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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November 2022

Content curation (Online)

November 15, 7:00 pm - December 6, 10:00 pm
Online
$295.00

In times of information overload it is important that the right person gets the right  information on the right time on the right device, presented in the right way with a minimum of effort. Sounds like a mission impossible, but a Content Curator takes care of this.

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