OTGA-SPINCAM: Training course on e-Repositories
26 - 30 May 2014, Guayaquil, Ecuador
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.
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:
Data Librarians and
Librarians as well as data managers working for the national NODC’s.
Understand the Open Access landscape
Set up and manage an institutional/national or thematic repository;
Basic Knowledge of:
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)
Steve Erique – CPPS, Guayaquil, Ecuador
26 – 30 May 2013
Hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador (specific venue to be confirmed)
Venue: Universidad del Pacífico, Campus Guayaquil. Address: Vía la Costa km 7.5.
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