IMARK e-learning course "Digital Libraries, Repositories and Documents" now available in French and Spanish

The  IMARK Steering group has announced that the e-learning course' Digital Libraries, Repositories and Documents', is now available in French and Spanish.

The French version was developed by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in conjuction with Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), while the Spanish version was by developed by FAO in conjuction with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).

Module overview

This module supersedes and combines elements of previous  modules Management of Electronic Documents and Digitization and Digital Libraries. The new module provides essential background information in creating and managing digital libraries and repositories.The released module  has 8 units, which are :

  • Unit 1: Concepts and Definitions
  • Unit 2: Setting up digital libraries and repositories
  • Unit 3: Intellectual Property Rights
  • Unit 4: Digital Formats
  • Unit 5: Digitisation
  • Unit 6: Metadata and Subject Indexing
  • Unit 7: Database Management Systems

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