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AI In Information Services – Implications, Applications and Added Value (DLIS & GO Summer Institute 2023)Online
Attend a three-day online Summer Institute AI in Information Services: Implications, Applications and Added Value, jointly organized by the Department of Library and Information Studies, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and GO | School for Information.
Introduction in AI for LibrariesOnline
A 3-hour training on 'AI in the library' where we discuss Chat GPT and similar applications and their role within information services.
The New RDAOnline
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 […]
Strategic use of social media (online)Online
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 […]
Professional internet research (Online)Online
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 […]
Marketing of Information Services (online)Online
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.
Improving findability; the basics of tagging, metadata and keywordsOnline
3 hours hands-on online workshop on improving the findability of content by making use of metadata, tags and keywords.
Advanced internet search (online)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 shows. How do we get beyond the first search results? Searching for […]
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 […]
Records management in the digital era (online)Online
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 […]
Introduction Data Management for GLAM (online)Online
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 […]
Disruptive Technologies and New Skillsets in Library 4.0 (Online course)Online
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 […]
Visualization of knowledge (online)
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 […]
Design Thinking for GLAM-professionalsOnline
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 […]
Introduction Knowledge Graphs (online)
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 […]