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
- Advanced Information Literacy and Advanced Information Retrieval
- 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 - Publishing
- Open Scholarship and Open Science - Institutional Repositories.
- Open Scholarship and Open Science - Understanding and using research data management
- Evaluating website architecture
- Cloud computing 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 first intake of 2014 closes on 29 April 2014. No late applications will be considered. (There will be a second intake in November 2014, as well as further intakes in 2015 and 2016.)
For additional information on the programme content, eligibility and selection criteria, application procedures, important dates, etc., please see: http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=22719&subid=22719&ipklookid=7
All correspondence or enquiries: Joan de la Haye at Carnegieemail@example.com
Joan De La Haye
Carnegie CPD Programme Administrator
+27 (0)12 420 2887