GO | School for Information
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Educating information professionals for the future
Highlighted Courses (online video classes)
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.
In times of Information Overload it is not easy to be noticed on Social Media. At the samen time are Social Media essential in communication to customers, users of your services and your target adience. Choosing the right platform and right content for the selected audience is key for succes!
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.
MARC is of great importance for the digital exchange of information. It is widely used as the standard format for bibliographic data. An Information specialists has every reason to get to know MARC 21
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 results.
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.
Finding content is more than just search: metadata, tags and keywords are an important aspect of improving the findability of content. However, adding these tags to content, also called indexing, is not as easy as it might seem.
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!
This workshop gives an introduction to Knowledge Graphs: what are they, how are they structured and how are they used? And what do slogans like RDF, triples, semantic web and ontologies have to do with this?
In April GO | School for Information provided the first of 9 modules in a 2 year course for Head of Records Management Departments of the Surinam Ministries. This course is a collaboration between the National Archive of Surinam, GO Foundation and GO | School for...
Last week GO Training was active in Curacao and Aruba to contribute to three events focused on information services in the (Dutch) Caribbean. From 5 to 9 June, the annual conference of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries took...
From 29 - 31 March the Depart of Librarie and Information Studies (DLIS) of the University of the West Indies celebrates its 50th anniversary with an online symposium. With a series of presentations, panel discussions and workshops DLIS@50 will be celebrating...
For more then 65 years GO | School for Information is specialist educator in the field of Information Services. We offer a wide range of courses for information professionals. All activities are practical and immediately applicable in your daily work.
An Information Hero is like a superhero, but instead of dealing with natural disaster, creepy criminals or lifethreathening situations he / she deals with the superpower of information!
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