Eight four-week training sessions will take place over a period of three years. 32 participants will be selected for each intake.
This four-week residential training programme with both practical (70%) and theoretical (30%) components will cover the following topics:
- Setting the context: Libraries, ICTs and research
- Leadership and innovation
- Information literacy
- Social media for research discoverability in an academic environment
- Mobile technology and mobility
- Managing and organising information
- Personal Information Management
- Open Scholarship and Open Science (OS/S) – Publishing
- Open Scholarship and Open Science - Institutional Repositories.
- Open Scholarship and Open Science - Understanding and using research data management
- Evaluating website architecture
- Cloud services and storage
- Virtual research environments
- The next generation librarian
This is a fully funded programme which will take place in Pretoria, South Africa. The funding covers books and other academic expenditures, flights, accommodation, and a daily stipend while in Pretoria. All participants are expected to reside in the accommodation provided in Pretoria for the duration of the programme.
- Visa applications, personal expenses (for example medicine, laundry, phone calls, etc.)
- ICT equipment such as laptops, modems, internet access top-ups etc.
- Travel to and from the airport in your home country
Application for the third intake closes on 13th of March 2015. No late applications will be considered. (There will be a fifth intake in November 2015, as well as a further three intakes in 2016.)
For additional information on the programme content, eligibility and selection criteria, application procedures, important dates, etc., please see: http://www.up.ac.za/en/information-science/article/21563/carnegie-cpd-programme.
All correspondence or enquiries: Joan de la Haye at Carnegiefirstname.lastname@example.org
Joan De La Haye
Carnegie CPD Programme Administrator
+27 (0) 12 420 2887