SIGS PRESENTATIONS IN SURINAME, 1

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS MEET ON MONDAY, 08 JUNE 2015

Subtheme I: Assessing and Identifying Professional and Personal Learning Needs and Opportunities


13.30 – 14.30 p.m. SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS MEETINGS, 1


Discussion of Sub-Theme I:

a. Updating old skills and learning new ones.

b. The advancement in the career ladder of information
professionals rethinking and reinventing learning (resulting
from the call to participate in the conference)

Topics and presenters coordinated by each Team and from Call for papers and workshops


ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
Chair: Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis (Trinidad and Tobago)

Venue: Royal Ballroom I


1. New Pathways to Collaboration, Learning and Staff Development : A Case Study of UWISpace, The University of the West Indies Institutional Repository for Research and Scholarship.
Presenter: Elmelinda Lara (The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago)


2. Co-construire, partager, apprendre ensemble : L’expérience de la bibliothèque numérique Manioc / Building together, sharing and learning together : The experience of the Digital library Manioc.
Presenter: Anne Pajard, Université des Antilles,
Martinique


ARCHIVES AND DOCUMENTS MANAGEMENT
Chairs: Wilfred Jean Bertrand (Haiti) and Margot Thomas ( St. Lucia)
Venue: Royal meeting room 2


INFORMATION TCHNOLOGIES

Chair: Judith Rogers, (US, Virgin Islands)

Venue: Multipurpose Room

NATIONAL AND PUBLIC LIBRARIES
.Chair: Astrid Britten (Aruba)

Working together to promote reading in the Dutch Caribbean! Regional cooperation between Aruba, St. Maarten and Suriname.
Presenters: Monique Alberts
(St. Maarten) and Astrid Britten (Aruba)
Venue: Royal Ballroom II


SCHOOL LIBRARIES Chair: Pending
Venue: Royal meeting room 4


SPECIAL LIBRARIES

Chair: Almaluces Figueroa-Ortiz (Puerto Rico)


El Acopio y Desarrollo de las Publicaciones Seriadas de las Organizaciones en el Campo de las Ciencias Aplicadas en el Caribe: Proyecto Colaborativo para ACURIL [The Collection and Development of Serial Publications in Organizations in the field of Applied Sciences in the Caribbean: Collaborative Project Proposal for ACURIL]. Presenter: Almaluces Figueroa-Ortiz, Director, Caribbean Regional Library and Latin American Studies, University of Puerto Rico

Venue: Royal meeting room 3


RESEARCH IN THE INFORMATION FIELD AND STUDENTS ROUNDTABLE

Chair: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, (Puerto Rico)
Venue: Cabin


Let Us Learn and Apply the standard Resource, Description and Access (RDA) in Caribbean Libraries.
Presenters: Ruth M. Carrión-Meléndez Master student, and Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, University of Puerto Rico

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