OTGA-SPINCAM: Training course on e-Repositories

26 - 30 May 2014, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Course overview:

The SPINCAM project (Southeast Pacific Data and Information Network in Support to Integrated Coastal Area Management) was designed to establish an integrated coastal area management (ICAM) indicator framework at national and regional level in the countries of the Southeast Pacific region (Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and Peru) focusing on the state of the coastal and marine environment and socio-economic conditions, to provide stakeholders with information and atlases on the sustainability of existing and future coastal management practices and development.

One of the priority areas for training for SPINCAM members is the development and maintenance of e-repositories for each country participating in the project. This course aims at addressing these training needs and will focus on the practical use of repositories.

Target Audience:

SPINCAM members who:

Plan to set up a repository or use the OceanDocs repository
Manage the scientific output (publications, images, datasets, etc) of their organization and/or country

The course targets, although not exclusively:

Information Managers,
Repository Managers,
Data Librarians and
Librarians as well as data managers working for the national NODC’s.

Learning objectives:

Understand the Open Access landscape
Set up and manage an institutional/national or thematic repository;

Course prerequisites:

Basic Knowledge of:

Computer Literacy;
Digital Environment;
Cataloguing and/or management of publications or data.


Pauline Simpson – Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands; OceanDocs Manager (Course Organiser)
Imma Subirats – FAO, Rome, Italy (Lecturer)
Leticia Lizondo – INIDEP, Argentina (Lecturer/Training Assistant)
Xavier Ochoa (Invited Lecturer - Local)
Paola Bongiovanni (Invited Lecturer - WebEx)
Manuel Hidalgo (Invited Lecturer - WebEx)
Josefina Siguencia (Invited Lecturer -WEBEX)

IT Support
Steve Erique – CPPS, Guayaquil, Ecuador


26 – 30 May 2013
Hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador (specific venue to be confirmed)

Location Venue: Universidad del Pacífico, Campus Guayaquil. Address: Vía la Costa km 7.5.
Notes All course contents will be made available through the OceanTeacher Learning Platform (www.oceanteacher.org)

Course Venue: Universidad del Pacífico, Campus Guayaquil. Address: Vía la Costa km 7.5.

Notes: This course will not cover technical aspects of setting up the DSpace software.

The course will be held in the Spanish language
Website http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/course/view.php?id=182

Organisers & Staff

  Cláudia DELGADO (contact for Course Contents)
  Alejandro IGLESIAS-CAMPOS (contact for Organisation & Logistics)
  Fernando FÉLIX (contact for Organisation & Logistics)


There are 29 participants associated with this event.

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SPINCAM_E_Repositories_May2014_weektoview_timetable_v8_23MAY2014 ESPANOL.pdf

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Group(s): IODE , Capacity Development , ICAN
Label(s): IODE training course , Capacity Development training course , ICAN training course
Created at 11:24 on 17 Mar 2014 by Cláudia DELGADO
Last Updated at 11:27 on 17 Nov 2016 by Cláudia DELGADO