[LIS-Forum] Seminars on Usage Promotion of e-Information Resources - 2nd announcement

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Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 17:33:11 +0530
From: mouna <mouna at informindia.co.in>

Seminars on Usage Promotion of e-Information Resources

E-Information Resources have become an integral part of the libraries and
their user community. The major concern faced today by the LIS professionals
and decision makers is the optimal usage of  these e-Information resources.
To discuss the issues related to User  Awareness and Training for usage
promotion, Informatics alongwith  Springer, Taylor & Francis, Annual Reviews
and IEE Inspec is  organizing seminars in different parts of the country.

Cochin		November 11,2005
Pune 			November 14,2005
Bhubaneswar		November 16,2005
Chandigarh		November 18,2005

The Program Structure:

Keynote on Seminar Topic

Panel Debates on issues related to the topic focusing on the following

1.Level & Type of User education & training for different e-resources

   *Resource specific training?
   *Institution specific training programs
   *Group & Consortia targeted training programs

2.Training Manpower

   *Who should be providing the training?
   *Library/Institution Staff
   *Joint initiative of both?

3.Training Infrastructure, Course Material Development, Costs & Budgets

4.Internal Marketing for Usage Promotion
  *Training Vs Awareness (Promotion)

5.Usage Models & Analysis
  *COUNTER - Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources

6.Information Needs & Usage Levels
  *Do our users feel the need for information and its quick
access/availability on a scale comparable to developed world?
  *Impact of education and research culture/quality on usage promotion.

You are invited to register online (www.informindia.co.in) and submit your
questions for the Panel Debate.


For more details you can also write to us at events at informindia.co.in or

Amit Verma
Product Marketing Manager
Informatics (India) Limited
337, Karuna Complex, 3rd Floor,
Sampige Road, Malleswaram
Bangalore 560003, India
Phone: 91 80 23365940
Mobile: 91 98459 41610

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