[IRTalk] Institutional Repository (DSpace) Training for IR Managers and IR IT Support Teams| 20-22 February 2018, Accra, Ghana

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Mon Feb 5 16:12:36 SAST 2018

Institutional Repository (DSpace) Training for IR Managers and IR IT Support Teams| 20-22 February 2018, Accra, Ghana

by Felicia Kuagbedzi<https://blog.aau.org/forums/user/aaublog67/> | Jan 26, 2018 | AAU Workshops<https://blog.aau.org/category/aau-workshops/> | 0 comments<https://blog.aau.org/institutional-repository-dspace-training-ir-managers-ir-support-teams-20-22-february-2018-accra-ghana/#respond>

See https://blog.aau.org/institutional-repository-dspace-training-ir-managers-ir-support-teams-20-22-february-2018-accra-ghana/

The Association of African Universities, AAU warmly invites you to its DATAD-R IV Workshop. The 3-day workshop will provide training on setting up and managing an Institutional Repository platform and is for Universities, other tertiary and research institutions. The workshop will provide hands-on sessions for participants on how to set up Institutional Repository (IR) platforms (see programme outline below) in their institutions and efficiently manage such platforms to market their institutions. Guidelines on becoming trusted repositories will be shared and harvesting of repositories through DATAD-R will be addressed.

 DATE:              Tuesday 20 to Thursday, 22 February 2018

VENUE:           AAU Secretariat, Trinity Avenue, East Legon, Accra

Travel, Accommodation and Conferencing

Participants will be responsible for their own accommodation and travel-related costs, such as flights. Participants outside Ghana need to ensure that they leave enough time for visa applications. It is suggested that participants arrive latest on the Monday evening, as the training starts on Tuesday morning.

The AAU will deal with the registrations and issue invitation letters for visa and other purposes and will convey all logistics information.

 COST:             AAU Members* $200

Non-members   $300

Cost covers workshop venue, snacks and lunches for the duration of the workshop, and training materials,

* List of AAU members here https://www.aau.org/subs/membership/


Registration, logistics and visas: Abednego Corletey: acorletey at aau.org<mailto:acorletey at aau.org> / CC: Nodumo Dhlamini: ndhlamini at aau.org<mailto:ndhlamini at aau.org>


Register at the following link https://www.research.net/r/DATAD-RIV-18

Registration deadline: Wednesday, 15 February 2018


Two parallel sessions will be presented:

 1.  IR management training for IR Managers; and
 2.  IR set-up, configuration and customisation for IR information technology (IT) personnel.

NB: lnstitutions are encouraged to send at least 2 participants (one for each section). But institutions can send more than 2 participants.

Ina Smith
Project Manager: African Open Science Platform<http://africanopenscience.org.za/>
SciELO Planning Manager
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
DOAJ Ambassador, Southern Africa Region<https://blog.doaj.org/2016/09/07/the-doaj-ambassadors-biographies/>
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