COTUL chairperson invites interested individuals to attend a three days workshop on Managing Integrated Library Systems where KOHA ILS will be used as a case study.

Introduction

One of the objectives of the COTUL is capacity building to its member institutions. In realizing this goal, COTUL conducts trainings to develop knowledge and skills ranging from non-technical to technical trainings
COTUL chairperson invites interested individuals to attend a three days workshop on Managing Integrated Library Systems where KOHA ILS will be used as a case study.

Course Objectives

The workshop will equip participants with advanced knowledge and technical skills on application of principles of creating and managing online library catalogue and circulation. Participants will also be exposed to standards of data entry. Furthermore, participants will learn on how tomanage duplicates in the system. Participants will also be trained on how to manage loans, generating reports for overdues etc.

Course Contents:

Specifically, the workshop will cover the following topics among others:
• Overview & featuresof KOHA
• Applying the modern ILS modules such as Cataloguing,Circulation, Acquisition etc.
• Applying Librarystandards
• Metadata Crosswalk

Who Should Attend?


Professionals involved in Library and information management, systems librarians, system administrators/ICT personnel, information scientists, LIS students and any other professionals working with cutting edge technologies.

Fees and Mode of Payment


Participants are required to pay modest fee of TZS 350,000/= that will cover training materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshment. The registration fee should be paid through COTUL bank account CRDB A/C No: 0IJ1089194500, and Account Name: COTUL. Note that Electronic Receipts will be issued to payees after presenting the Bank pay in slip.
Participants are requested to solicit funds to cover their personal expenses including
i. Accommodation
ii. Transport
iii. Subsistence allowances and other personal expenses

Dates: 29-31 July 2019

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