[LIS-Forum] Lecture Demonstration of Greenstone Digital Library
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Tue Mar 28 15:57:13 IST 2006
The Madras Library Association (MALA)
Computer Society of India (CSI) Chennai Chapter
The British Council
cordially invite you to a Lecture Demonstration on
Greenstone Digital Library
Dr. John B. Rose
Time: 5.30 p.m.
Date: April 1, 2006
Venue: The British Council, 737 Anna Salai, Chennai 600 002
5.30 p.m. Tea
5.55 p.m. Welcome Address by H. R. Mohan, Chairman, Division VIII, CSI
Introduction of the Speaker by A. Amudavalli, President, MALA
Lecture by Dr. John Rose
Q & A
Vote of Thanks by Ms. V. Bhuvaneshwari, Head, Library and Information Services, (South India), British Council, Chennai
Dr. Rose was a staff member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris from 1974 to 2004. At UNESCO he managed projects of interest to development in the areas of scientific research and higher education, scientific and technical information, and the application of information and communication technology (ICT). In the latter area he was responsible for activities involving ICT in education, community access and empowerment, digital libraries, and policy for universal access to networks and essential information resources. From October 2004 to March 2005 he held a temporary appointment as Sarada Ranganathan Professor, Department of Information Science, University of Madras where he taught courses on information society issues and digital libraries. Dr. Rose is now Honorary Research Associate at the University of Waikato (New Zealand), responsible for coordinating efforts to improve user services to, and user participation in, the Greenstone Digital Library software in developing countries.
Looking forward to see you on 1st April.
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