Information Literacy Life Skills

To survive in the modern world we need to achieve a certain level of literacy and acquire information gathering skills. Part of this skill-set is to be able to decide what information is valid as opposed to information that is less reliable (or even complete fiction).

The multitude of sources supplying us all with information these days is vast! From television, radio and printed media right through to the more technologically advanced internet social communities, online news reporting and ...

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Information Literacy Skills

The sheer quantity of information available to us in the modern world is overwhelming. With the internet age came a mass of information accessable by all. But Information Literacy is necessary to help us determine quality reliable information from some of the garbage that now clutters that ever growing source of information, the internet.

As all information is not necessarily equal we need to be able to differentiate between the popular culture (gossip) type of information and the authorative publications that ...

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Laboratory Information Systems Software LIS

The software to impliment a Laboratory Information System is a powerful kind of application that is designed to manage, receive and process information. Specifically designed for use by Medical Laboratories to help Labs organise and process their work effeciently. LIS software is very versatile and can be customised for your Laboratories specific requirements.

Various vendors exist for Laboratory Information Systems and some specialise their software to be optimised for certain research fields, whereas others provide a broader more adaptable application. Obviously ...

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An Ideal Local Interlibrary Loan Management System

Local management of interlibrary loan depends upon a combination of paper- based systems, one or more of the bibliographic utilities’ interlibrary loan systems, and often purchased software packages for tracking some functions. It is common for a request to move from print to online to print to online several times before fulfillment. A comprehensive local interlibrary loan management system would allow for the electronic management of all requests, from initiation to final ...

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Digital Library

Digital Library enssib brings quality digital resources in science Information and libraries in order to establish a resource center for professionals documentation and libraries.

Are offered, interventions and communications symposia and conferences, professional articles, Of student work in Information Science, mainly from promotions enssib but also other golf courses. Are also available institutional reports, European Parliament, the Inspectorate General of Libraries, Council Higher Library. Among these reports, and related to its ...

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A digital library, multidisciplinary and community for the Francophonie

Paris, March 9, 2011 – La Francophonie and scientific university covers the five continents. With this geographical diversity, the AUF is designed to enhance knowledge of the Francophonie in promoting scientific cooperation, training the actors in development, by supporting research and sharing expertise.

In this context, the 41 French-speaking digital campus of AUF to endow a digital library, designed by multidisciplinary and community Cyberlibris.

The digital library developed by Cyberlibris strengthens ...

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Discovery Invenio management system digital library

From 22 to 26 November 2010 I participated in Rabat, Morocco, the second school on Digital Libraries organized jointly by CERN and UNESCO and with the supervisor as CNRST Morocco. In this workshop, I discovered the Invenio digital library software developed and used at CERN. We were about thirty participants from 05 African countries: Benin Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal. The format of this course combines lectures on theoretical concepts of digital ...

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The Russian State Library Special Collections

RSL is the national library, the largest library in the country and in Europe, the second largest in the world. The unique feature of the Library is the comprehensive and universal nature of its collections: it acquires and permanently keeps domestic and foreign publications from invention of book printing to our days, in all living, dead and artificial languages. The library also has rich collections of manuscripts dating back to the 6th century A.D.

The library keeps over 800 ...

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THE COMMUNITY-LIBRARY ADVOCACY PROJECT

American libraries are fundamental to our democratic society, yet are facing budgetary and other challenges which undermine their fiscal security and threaten their long tradition of providing free and equal access to information. The support of library users is essential for libraries’ survival, but the challenges are so great, and library needs are so compelling, that new approaches are needed to advance the cause of the public library and, through it, the well being of our communities.

Libraries for ...

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FULL SPEED AHEAD ON THE INTERNET

Students reports will never be the same. Teaching research skills in the library media center will never again be a pale imitation of real-life information searches.
Thanks to telecommunications that make it possible for everyone to tap into the world’s databases and contact experts of every description, information itself will never again be confined to books and classrooms.

What has not changed is your role in leading young people to information sources. The job has never been more complex, or bigger. This ...
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