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2 Mission To promote information usage among KISR researchers and the public in the field of marine, aquaculture and fisheries

3 Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in and support R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

4 Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

5 KISR Website

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7 Preserving intellectual resources through digital media. Building databases (such as Oceanographic database, Bubyan colleciton, KISR publications) Electronic copies of publications Kuwait Digital S&T Repository Digital Preservation

8 Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

9 Current Awareness Keeping users updated about the latest developments in marine and fisheries fields User profiles Online updates ( , RSS, Publisher alerts, RefAware) Hard copies alerts CAS page on iPortal Bulletin boards

10 Literature Searching Identifying information resources on specific topic based on user requests. NSTIC book collection KISR reports collection Bibliographic and full text databases Web surfing

11 Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

12 Building and enhancing quality and quantity of information resources that support R&D activities at KISR. Collection development committee Statistics Resource evaluation Resource Development TSD and ISD information professionals User feedback surveys Vendor usage statistics Literature review Database trials Vendor orientations

13 Interlibrary Loan Marine & Fisheries library (gift & exchange program) Free resources on the web Special needs collection (just started) Kuwait National Consortium Resource Development Initiatives

14 Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

15 Reference Enhance reference collection (electronic and printed) Conduct orientations to visitors As a Librarian online form Reference webpage

16 Document Delivery Provide copies of documents NSTIC collection Local libraries British Lending Library

17 ISD Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

18 Collection Organization Book and journal display area (HQ and MFD) Journal back issue storage and retrieval Reference collection display (HQ and MFD) Newspapers reading area

19 Access Management Circulation services (HQ and MFD) User workstations Remote access 4 workstations in HQ 2 workstations in MFD Reading carrels ScienceDirect/Scopus Athens/ Visualizer/ Acknowledge (under study) Web access (iPortal)

20 ISD Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

21 Research Projects Information liaisons participate in R&D projects as task leaders or team members in information related tasks. Participate in PRM for all R&D projects Oceanographic Database Kuwait Water Code My Diet book (غذائي) Bubyan Environmental Assessment

22 ISD Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

23 Marketing and Awareness Promoting awareness about NSTIC resources and services. Public Awareness: Participate in local and regional events in information fields Participate in KISR organized scientific conferences Distribute promotional materials (brochures, posters, booklets, give aways..) InfoBiz/ InfoConnect GIS day Academic Libraries Day Local and regional conferences Lectures in local organizations Bibliographies and source guides Organizing committees NSTIC booth

24 KISR Staff Awareness: NSTIC Open Day Conduct divisional/ departmental presentations Organize seminars and presentations by ISD staff and/or vendors Notify users about latest additions Marketing and Awareness

25 ISD Main Functions 1.Content management and digital preservation. 2.Current awareness and literature searching. 3.Resource development. 4.Reference and document delivery 5.Collection organization and access management. 6.Participate in R&D projects 7.Marketing and awareness 8.User training and manpower development.

26 User Training Enhancing information retrieval skills for users. Induction programs On the Job training In-house training User guides and online tutorials

27 Manpower Development Enhancing professional skills of information specialists and librarians. NSTIC staff training Professionals and student training Vendor training/ demos Webinars Snippet sessions In-house and local training Abroad training Kuwait University PAAET Local ministries and authorities

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