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April 2021

Introduction in Information for Sustainable Development (online)

April 20, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
€ 70

Information is needed for decision making, planning and policy development in relation to sustainable development, including important issues such as: preparation for the impacts of climate change, and the management of risks. Of course this  information needs to be: updated, complete and reliable, each aspect comes with its own requirements.

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RDA and LRM (online)

April 28, 7:00 pm - May 26, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 295

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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May 2021

Building Blocks search strategy (Online)

May 6, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online
€ 95

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.

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Introduction Data Management for GLAM (online)

May 11, 8:00 am - May 18, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 150

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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Strategic use of social media (online)

May 11, 7:00 pm - May 25, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 150

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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Internal Information Management

May 12, 7:00 pm - May 26, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 375

Organizations produce and acquire information in ever increasing quantities. But how do we keep the overview? Do we really profit at maximum from the internal information? How do we avoid that information is lost? The application of dedicated and pragmatic procedures and protocols for internal information management provides the solution.

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New techniques, tools and skills in the library (Online course)

May 12, 7:00 pm - May 19, 10:00 pm
€ 150

Information skills are about more than just searching and finding. 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.

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Intelligent searching with intelligent queries (online)

May 13, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online
€ 95

After this training you will understand the importance of proper document and records management and will be able to set up an accessible archive with an effective structure which is used and accepted by the organisation.

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Content curation (Online)

May 20, 7:00 pm - June 10, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 275

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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What else is out there except the World Wide Web? (Online)

May 20, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online
€ 70

A good understanding of the global information landscape, especially with the Internet, is essential for information professionals. 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.

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Improving findability; the basics of tagging, metadata and keywords

May 20, 7:00 pm - May 27, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 195

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

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Life Hacks for Information Specialists (Online)

May 31, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online
€ 95

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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June 2021

MARC21 (Online)

June 8, 7:00 pm - June 15, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 150

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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The New RDA

June 9, 7:00 pm - June 30, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 295 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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Marketing of Information Services (online)

June 15, 7:00 pm - June 22, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 95

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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Design Thinking for GLAM-professionals

June 17, 7:00 pm - June 24, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 150 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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September 2021

Information for sustainable development (Panama City, PA)

September 6 - September 10
Radisson Hotel Panama Canal, Amador Ave. & Pelicano Ave.
Panama City, 8001 Panama
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€ 650

Information is needed for decision making, planning and policy development in relation to sustainable development, including important issues such as: preparation for the impacts of climate change, and the management of risks. Of course this  information needs to be: updated, complete and reliable, each aspect comes with its own requirements.

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Professional internet research (Online)

September 9, 7:00 pm - September 23, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 270 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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Basic Patent Information Course – Online (BPIC)

September 13, 8:00 am - September 27, 5:00 pm
GO opleidingen | School for information, Charlotte van Pallandtlaan 18
Voorburg, 2271 TR Netherlands
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€ 4700

Succesful innovation is inseperable from the proper use of Patent Information, both concern the legal-patent aspects as well as the technical-scientific aspects of the innovation process. However, the use of Patent Information is often far from optimal for the following reasons: The lack of knowledge with the material, on one hand with the scope/meaning of the protection rights and, on the other hand, with the accessibility and retrievability of necessary information, Patent accessibility is very specific and deviates substantially from…

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Advanced Patent Information Course (APIC)

September 21, 8:00 am - October 15, 5:00 pm
Online
€ 3600 15 places left

17 half day sessions on advanced patent searches, legal aspects, the accessibility and retrieval of patent information. Successful innovation is inseparable from the proper use of Patent Information. Patent Information has an essential role in both the legal as the technical-scientific aspects of the innovation process. Good Patent Information Management is of very high value for companies and gives a competitive edge! Get the right advanced knowledge, insights and skills.

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Records management in the digital era (online)

September 21, 7:00 pm - October 5, 10:00 pm
€ 275

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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October 2021

Introduction Knowledge Graphs (online)

October 5, 7:00 pm - October 12, 10:00 pm
€ 150

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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November 2021

QPIP Exam Training

November 1, 9:30 am - November 4, 12:30 pm
Online
€ 1100

This module of the Advanced Patent Information Course prepares you in 4 session of 3 hours for the Qualified Patent Information Professional (QPIP) exam (February 2021) All lessons will be provided in English through online video classes (ZOOM).    

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