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October 2020

MARC21 (Online)

October 23, 7:00 pm - October 30, 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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RDA and LRM (online)

October 29, 7:00 pm - November 5, 10:00 pm
€ 150

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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November 2020

Visualization of knowledge (online)

November 3, 7:00 am - November 10, 10:00 pm
€ 150

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

November 13, 7:00 pm - November 20, 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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Marketing of Information Services (online)

November 19, 7:00 pm - November 26, 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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Content curation (Online)

November 24, 7:00 pm - December 15, 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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Introduction Data Management for GLAM (online)

November 25, 8:00 am - December 2, 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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Introduction in Information for Sustainable Development (online)

November 25, 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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Strategic use of social media (online)

November 25, 7:00 pm - December 2, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 95

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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Introduction Knowledge Graphs (online)

November 25, 7:00 pm - December 2, 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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December 2020

Life Hacks for Information Specialists (Online)

December 1, 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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Improving findability; the basics of tagging, metadata and keywords

December 8, 7:00 pm - December 24, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 95

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

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January 2021

Professional internet research (Online)

January 21, 2021, 7:00 pm - February 4, 2021, 10:00 pm
Online
€ 175 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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April 2021

Basic Patent Information Course – Online (BPIC)

April 7, 2021, 8:00 am - April 21, 2021, 5:00 pm
GO opleidingen | School for information, Charlotte van Pallandtlaan 18
Voorburg, 2271 TR Netherlands
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€ 4800

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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