Managing information, in the internet era with explosive information availability demands special skills and calls for investments in strengthening the information infrastructure and skills of an organisation.
This specially designed course will teach participants on how to manage all aspects and types of information - Research Papers, White Papers, Studies, Documents, Policy Papers, News clippings, Photos, Contacts, E-mails, Websites, Presentations, Data, Fact Sheets at an institutional level and develop an online resource centre using open source tools and technologies.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) with more than 33years of experience in managing thousands books, articles, news clippings, video films, photographs and contact addresses. CSE is also the developer and manager of virtual information gateway “India Environment Portal (http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in)”
Planning and managing resource centres in the digital age
Sourcing information (print/electronic, internet for research)
A primer on managing audio-visual resources (films, photos, Cds, etc.)
Digitisation and e-documentation of news clippings, articles, reports and documents
Building contact databases
Knowledge creation and dissemination (Information Services/Products)
E-mail for outreach (mass mail using open source s/w)
Interactive story telling for the web: how to use data to make infographics & maps
Online presence : reaching out through the web
Potential of social media and web 2.0 for information dissemination and communication
CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION will be awarded to the participants.
Rs 9,900 per participant
Accomodation and related costs are not included in the cost. However, CSE can help you find a place to stay.
Who should attend Information/documentation/communication/web professionals in NGOs/ Government /International Organisations/ Corporate/ Individuals interested in knowledge management and strengthening their organizational capacities.
Date: March 25-28, 2014; Time: 10.30 am to 5.00 pm Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional
Area, New Delhi- 62
How to Apply:
The course fee should be paid in advance by demand draft/cheque in the name of CENTRE FOR SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT. (Add Rs.15 for all non-Delhi cheques)