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Sign up for training on online resource discovery for digital collections

Following on from the successful resource discovery pilot training programme, Jisc is launching a series of training sessions to support institutions in making their digital collections easier to discover.

The training sessions are free and open to all FE and HE staff working within digital libraries, collections and archives. The course is also open to staff working in libraries, museums or art galleries who have collections that can be used for learning, teaching and research.

Registration is open, please sign up today.

The training sessions will focus on the use of social media, analytics and a variety of other tools to help digital collections become discoverable to wider audiences online. They will also cover, making collections available and user friendly for teaching and learning, improving user experience and reaching more academic researchers.

The training consist of a series of one day workshops, supported by webinars and online resources.

3 November – Webinar: Challenges and opportunities – 10:00-12:00, online

10 November – Workshop: Enabling use of digital resources in learning and teaching, 10:00 -16:00, Bristol

17 November- Webinar: The potential of social networks and social media, 10:00-12:00, online

24 November – Workshop: Making Google work for your digital collections, 10:00- 16:00, Bristol

1 December – Webinar: Working with researchers, 10:00-12:00, online

Places for the workshops are currently fully booked. Please visit the registration page to express your interest in future events, or to be placed on the waiting list for the current workshops. Webinar registration remains open.

All the sessions are supported by our online training guide “Make your digital resources easier to discover” and case studies from universities and archives who have attended the pilot training sessions.

By Karen Colbron

I focus on access and use of digital content in learning, teaching and research.

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