Presentation on theme: "STIMIUC PROGRAM 2009 Grace E. P. Msoffe Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania."— Presentation transcript:
STIMIUC PROGRAM 2009 Grace E. P. Msoffe Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania
SUMMARY OF THE PROGRAM ► Different experiences of library management through library visits ► Skills on different software for library management ► Web design ► Bibliographic description and citation ► Citation analysis ► Elementary statistics for library management
Experiences: negative The 1 st and 2 nd days after arrival How to improve: ► Accurate and specific information to participants so as they can be prepared beforehand ► check the settling of participants on the first days of arrival Lectures are rushed How to improve: ► Reduce the content, so that topics are given ample time and taught thoroughly
Experiences: positive ► The arrangement and guidance provided during library is recommendable ► Social events e.g. chocolate and beer tasting
Best component of the Program ► Web design ► Greenstone and CDS/ISIS ► Library visits
Un-interesting components of the program ► Lecturer for bibliographic description ► Indexing ► Indexing
Recommendation for my institution ► Creating an abstract database of undergraduate reports using WINISIS, and use GENISIS to put it in library website ► Creating a single interface for all electronic resources available to library users ► Inclusion bibliographic description and citation in Information Literacy training.