ODINAFRICA Training Course on Integrated Library Management System (ILMS)
- End: 2011-04-09
The purpose of the workshop is to provide training on marine information management.
Topics to be covered include: the role of a librarian in a marine science institution, information sources for marine science and coastal management, marketing and publicity for libraries, and development of library catalogues and databases.
Training will also be provided on the use of two library softwares (AgriOcean/DSpace and ABCD). DSpace provides the basic functionalities that are required by small libraries, such as cataloguing, while ABCD is fully-fledged integrated library management software.
The workshop will also provide the opportunity to finalize marine information management activities to be implemented by all the institutions participating in the current phase of ODINAFRICA.