[LIS-Forum] Training workshop on "Building Institutional Repositories using GNU EPrints", during 25-27 July 2007.

Filbert Minj filbert at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in
Thu Jun 7 11:25:59 IST 2007



Dear Professionals:


As part of ongoing project, Development of OAI-based Institutional 
Repository Services in India, sponsored by Department of Scientific and 
Industrial research, Ministry of Science and technology, Govt. of India, the 
National Centre for Science Information (NCSI), Indian Institute of Science, 
Bangalore,  will be conducting a training workshop on "Building 
Institutional Repositories using GNU EPrints", during 25-27 July 2007.



The main focus of the workshop will be to provide an intensive practical 
training to the participants to setup and maintain their Institutional 
Repositories (IR) using the latest version of "GNU EPrints.org" software.



The workshop is being conducted to encourage research institutes, 
universities and R&D organizations to setup their interoperable IRs. The 
institutions/organizations are encouraged to depute appropriate persons who 
will be in a position to take advantage of the training to set up and 
operate institutional repositories in their respective institutions.



Participation from Institutions/Organizations with a large S&T/R&D activity, 
larger research output, regular publications and interaction meets would be 
desirable.



Workshop Fees:



No registration fee will be charged from the participant. A maximum of 20 
participants will be taken for the workshop. Free accommodation for the 
participants for the dates 24-28 July 2007 will be provided at the CCE 
hostel of IISc. Tea and lunch during the workshop days (25-27 July) will 
also be covered by NCSI. Other expenses, including travel, should be borne 
by the sponsoring institutions/organizations.



Registration:

Please visit the site

http://casin.ncsi.iisc.ernet.in/workshop/jul252707

Or

http://casin.ncsi.iisc.ernet.in/workshop/jul252707/registration.htm  for 
online registration.



Please note that only online registrations are entertained.

Last date for registration is 25 June 2007. Selected applicants will be 
intimated by email on or before 27 June 2007. All the selected applicants 
need to confirm their registration by sending an email to one of the 
coordinators.



Important Dates:



Last Date for Registration: 25 June 2007

Selection Intimation: 27 June 2007



--
Filbert Minj





Workshop Coordinators:



Mr. Filbert MINJ

National Centre for Science Information

Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore - 560 012

filbert at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in

Telephone: 080-22933275, 23600271

Fax: 080-23601426, 23600683




Mr. Francis JAYAKANTH

National Centre for Science Information

Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore - 560 012

franc at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in

Telephone: 080-22933275, 23600271

Fax: 080-23601426, 23600683






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