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International Workshop on Greenstone Digital Library Software
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, in collaboration with UNESCO and the Technology Information Facilitation Programme of India's Department of Industrial Research is organizing an International Workshop on ‘Greenstone Digital Library Software’ at IIMK, Calicut, India, 27 November to 2 December, 2006.

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International Workshop on Greenstone Digital Library Software

06-10-2006 (New Delhi)
International Workshop on Greenstone Digital Library Software
Greenstone Digital Library Software
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The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, in collaboration with UNESCO and the Technology Information Facilitation Programme of India's Department of Industrial Research is organizing an International Workshop on ‘Greenstone Digital Library Software’ at IIMK, Calicut, India, 27 November to 2 December, 2006.
The objective of the 6-day Workshop is to offer a rigorous training programme on building digital libraries using the Greenstone open source digital library software.

This activity is designed to enable participants to create state-of-the-art digital libraries, including software installation, configuration, customization, digitization and other related workflow operations, content development and management, designing and creating standard metadata sets to describe digital objects and encoding it in standard markup formats.

The workshop will be conducted at the IIMK that is equipped with world-class lecture rooms and computing laboratories with high speed Internet link. Each participant will be provided a PC supplemented with LCD projected demos.

The pedagogy will be a mix of lectures, discussions, case studies and hands-on sessions. At the beginning of the workshop each participant will be provided a CD-ROM comprising the Greenstone Software, faculty/trainer presentations, and other related software packages. Extensive hands-on labs will be a hallmark of this programme. A total of 35 participants from South Asian countries are expected to take part in this Workshop.

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