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NASSDOC/IIML Training Workshop on Access to Social Science Information in Digital Environment February 7-10, 2005 at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and NASSDOC-ICSSR jointly organized a 4 day workshop on Access to Social Science Information in Digital Environment, UNDER. NASSDOC Continuing Education Program. during Feb. 7- 10, 2005, at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. There was NO REGISTRATION CHARGES for the Workshop. Senior level professionals engaged in the different sectors, from all over the country, attended the programme, which was directed by Dr. R.L. Raina, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. A.K. Singh, Director, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow, at the IIML Campus on February 07, 2005. Dr. P.R. Goswami, Direcotr, NASSDOC, New Delhi, India, was also present on the occasion. He spoke about the function and activities of the NASSDOC. The workshop provided the participants the sufficient skills, in accessing information. Teachers, Research Scholars, and Library/Information Professionals in the field of Social Sciences, were benefited from this workshop. The methodology was comprised of lectures by experts in the field, followed by hands-on-experience, presentations and discussion, by the participants. Generally speaking, the .lab oriented. workshop has been designed around the following themes:
Social Science Information (SSI)
SSI Centres and Library Networks
SSI Databases in CD-ROMs
INTERNET and Social Science Information Sources
Digital Library Development in the context of SSI
Major SSI Websites and SSI Systems
Consortium Initiatives in the context of SSI
The technical sessions with eminent subject experts were organised on the following topics: (i) An Overview of Social Science Information; (ii) Social Science Information in India: Origins, Characteristics and Sources; (iii) Information Technology: An Overview; (v) ICSSR-NASSDOC Databases/Services in SSI; (vi) Databases in Social Sciences; (vii) Social Science Citation Index, 2000-present; (viii) INTERNET/WEB Resources in Social Sciences; (ix) Human Dimension of Technology; (x) Going to the Web: Strategies and Techniques; (xi) Information Services to Social Scientists; and (xii) Knowledge Discovery in Databases. The programme, concluded with a valedictory session
on February 10, 2005, in which the Director, IIML, Dr. Devi Singh, while delivering the valedictory address, asked the professionals to accept the challenges posed, by being responsive to ever increasing and complex information requirements of their users. Dr. Singh also distributed the Certificates. Participants provided the feedback on the programme, through a structured questionnaire designed for the purpose as well as through a report presented in the valedictory function.
Feedback reflected that the programme was a success.
SIS-IIML Training Programme on Marketing of Library and Information Products & services
Organised By Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow March 01-03,2005
On a request from the Society for Information Science (SIS), India, and encouraged with the success of its training programmes on .Marketing of Library and Information Products & Services., the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow conducted it, once again, during March 01-03,2005. Senior level professionals engaged in the information sector, from all over the country and overseas , attended the programme, which was directed by Dr. R.L. Raina, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Devi Singh, Director,IIM, Lucknow, at IIML Campus on March 01, 2005. In his inaugural, Dr. Singh emphasized on ensuring the optimum utilization of the available resources. Dr. Ramesh Kundra, Secretary, SIS, India, present on the occasion, spoke about the functions and activities of the SIS. The programme was designed to equip the participants with adequate know-how and designed around the following themes:
Understanding the marketing process;
Marketing in the library context;
Marketing Mix. in the context of information products & services; and
Generating information products & services as sustainable sources of revenue generation.
programme, concluded with a valedictory
session on March
03, 2005, in which, Participants
provided the feedback on the programme,
through a structured questionnaire designed
for the purpose. Feedback reflected that
the programme was a success. Shri Sanjay
S Degloorkar, Assistant Librarian, IIM,
Lucknow was the Organising Secretary for
the programme and proposed a vote of thanks
in the valedictory session .