Wednesday, April 03, 2013

National Workshop on Current Trends and Emerging Technologies in Library and Information Services


The Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Information Technology (IT) Section in collaboration with DGM Consulting Services, a subsidiary of DGM International Ltd.is organising a national workshop with theme: “Current Trends and Emerging Technologies in Library and Information Services”. 

The workshop amongst others, seeks to expose participants to best practices in library and information services industry, help participants gain in-depth understanding of new trends and technologies in the library and information services industry and also help participants build competences at work by exposing them to current trends in the industry.

Rationale
Recent developments in the field of library and information science and the rapid advancements in information technologies and services have no doubt brought about new and different ways of accessing, storing, and disseminating information throughout the world. As new technologies and services are emerging, new challenges are evolving. These challenges as a matter of fact, have made it imperative for library and information professionals to retool and be well equipped to face these challenges.

Sub-Themes

-           Use of QR (Quick Response) Codes for effective library services
-           Catalogue 2.0/Resource Description & Access (RDA)
-           Use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in Libraries
-           Current trends in library and information service industry
-           Emerging technologies in library and information service industry: Issues and challenges
-           Mobile technologies and libraries: New Developments
-           Screencasting for effective library services
-           Plus 50 Fresh Tips and Tools for Progressive Library Professionals.

Date: 8th to 10th May, 2013. 

Venue: The Centre for Learning Resources, Covenant University, KM 10, Idiroko Road, Ota, Ogun State. 

Mode of Instructions
         Lecture / Power point presentation
         Hands-on exercises/Group discussions
         Feedback

Who Should Attend
Librarians/information professionals in corporate/special/university/polytechnic/college/school libraries, Systems librarians, Reader’s services librarians, Web masters, Educators, Information technologists, Cataloguers and Reference librarians.

Registration Fee: Forty Thousand Naira (N40,000.00)
(Registration covers workshop materials, certificate, bag, CD, refreshment and lunch only).

Early Bird
Registration on or before 24th April, 2013 - N35,000.00
Registration after 24th April, 2013 - N40,000.00

Please visit this URL to register online: http://goo.gl/nIA3S            

Account details:

Account Name: DGM International Ltd
Bank Name: Zenith Bank Plc
Account No: 1010575818
Sort – Code: 057150314

Note: Participants are encouraged to come with their Wi-fi enabled laptops

For registration enquiries:
Please contact: Chuma: 08036331665▐ Davies: 08089047920 ▐ Felix: 08033370820▐ Mrs. Asubiojo: 08034088424


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