Thursday, March 24, 2011

INVITATION TO A NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY LIBRARY

The Nigerian Library Association, Information Technology Section in collaboration with Babcock Consulting Limited and Universal Bipolar Consults Limited is pleased to present a National Workshop with theme: "Information Technology in the 21st Century Library".

The workshop which will be hands-on is scheduled to hold from 3rd to 6th of May, 2011 at Babcock University Campus, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State. The workshop is designed to expose participants to practical and in-depth understanding of new trends and technologies in Library and Information Services germane to rendering quality and effective services.

Sub-themes:
- Technology Challenges to Building an Effective Digital Library
- Online Free Resources, Tools and Library Operations
- Integrated Library Management Software
- Open Access Resources (Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories)
- Value-Added Web-Based Resources (Wiki, You Tube and Open Courseware)
- Constraints and Challenges of Marketing Electronic Library Services
- The Use of Barcode and Biometrics for Effective 21st Century Library Resources Management
- Creating Library Connections: Opportunities Afforded by Libraries Working Together

For Whom:
- Heads of Libraries and Information Centres
- Electronic Resources Managers
- Information Managers and Educators
- Information Technology Staff in Libraries
- Content Managers and Systems Librarians
- Acquisitions and Circulation Librarians
- Cataloguers and Library Officers
- Research Employees
- Reference Librarians and Records Managers

Facilitators:
- Dr. Charles O. Omekwu, University Librarian, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State
- Dr. Ezra Gbaje, Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State
- Chuks Okpaka, Enterprise Business Manager, HP West Africa
- Roy L. Karuyan, ICT Director, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State
- Bolaji Yusuf, IT Professional in Library Automation Processes and Software Development

Workshop Fee:
=N=40,000 (Forty Thousand Naira). This amount covers workshop materials, tea break, lunch and certificate.

For more details and registration information, please visit the workshop website: www.millenniumideas.com

For enquiries, kindly contact:
Mrs. Bukky Asubiojo - 08034088424
Afolabi - 08023165439
Emeka - 08066952955

We look forward to seeing you in Ilishan Remo.

Thank you.

Mrs. Bukky Asubiojo
Secretary
NLA, IT Section.

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