Once again, the Directorate of Library Services at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) is organizing a workshop on digital repository and web 2.0 technologies.

Date: 1-4 October 2013

Venue: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Organized by: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Directorate of Library Services
Course Fee for Tanzanians: 400,000 TShs
Course Fee for Non-Tanzanians: US$ 350

Overall Course objectives:
This four days workshop, designed for non-technologists, will introduce participants to the terminology and some of the software tools that support development of institutional repositories, optimizing access to content in digital library and repository through multilingual search strategies and Web 2.0 technologies.

Course Main Topics
1. Introduction to basic digital library, repositories and web 2.0 terminologies
2. Introduction to open source software: work with linux software
3. Work with dspace software to set up a digital repository
4. Multilingual online searches
4. Use web 2.0 tools (RSS feeds and alerts) to feature the contents of a repository
5. Online publishing (micro-blogging and blogging)

Who Should Attend? Professionals involved in information management, institutional management, librarians, lecturers ,project administrators and any other professional who has a use for digital repository in their work.

Training Format: Training over 4 consecutive days, Face to face in a group setting and practical sessions for online cataloguing tools, Attendance on all 4 days is required for certificate of completion

For further information about the workshop and workshop registration, please contact the following:
Julius Magessa,
Tel: 0784262888, Email: .
Kesia Rad
0752044896, Email: , and .

Also copy to:
Dr Tandi Lwoga

Access the invitation letter_DR Workshop

Tandi E. Lwoga (PhD),
Directorate of Library Services,
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences,
Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Alternative email:


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