The Tanzania Library Association (TLA) has organized a training workshop and Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled from 24th to 26th February 2021 in Musoma. I am pleased to invite you to attend the training workshop and 2021 AGM at Open University. The theme of the event is “Extending Institutional Visibility through Digital Repositories”.

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The training workshop aims to share the lessons and experiences in developing digital repositories for increasing institutional visibilities in Tanzania. The AGM shall advance the networking and sharing of ideas towards raising librarianship standards in Tanzania. The expected participants include TLA members, librarians, researchers, policymakers, and other library stakeholders.

Your institution is requested to facilitate your attendance with the following:

i) Return transport to Musoma.

ii) Subsistence allowance to up-keep you in Musoma.

iii) Registration fee of TZS 300,000 for TLA members and TZS 350,000 for non-members. The fee covers meals, workshop venue, and training materials.

The registration fee should be paid via the TLA Account:

Account Name: Tanzania Library Association; Account Number: 022103003145;

Bank: National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Ltd; Branch: Ubungo;

Address: P.O. Box 9780, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Swift code: NLCBTZTX.

Kindly inform the Treasurer through mobile number 0787 307 070, and confirm your participation to TLA Secretariat through mobile number 0716 662 695

Down load the Invitataion letter bellow:

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Proposed program for the Workshop:

Extending institutional visibility through digital repositoriesImplementing and managing institutional repositories with DSPACE software 

Time

Event

Responsible Person

DAY ONE

8:30-09:00

Arrival and Registration

All

09:00-09:15

Introduction

MC, Participants

09:15-10:30

Official Opening

  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Opening Speech

 

Chairperson

Minister PO-RALG

10:30-11:00

Group Photo and Tea Break

Training Participants

11:00-11:30

Paper on digital repositories

TLA EC

11:30–12.00

Overview of Dspace

Facilitator

12:00–12.30

Repository structures

Facilitator

11:45-13.00

Dspace installation & customization

Facilitator

13:00-14:00

Lunch Beak

Training Participants

14:00-14:45

Users & groups – practical

All

14:45-15:45

User management & authentication options - practical

All

15-45-16:00

Announcements

EC Members

16:00-17:00

Evening Tea

Training Participants

DAY TWO

8:30-9:00

Registration

EC members, Participants

9:00-10:00

Metadata in Dspace

 Facilitator

10:00-10:30

Tea Break

Training Participants

10:30-11:00

Identifiers (Handle Server)

Facilitator

11:00-12:30

Item Submission Workflows - practical

All

12.30-13.00

Technical Basics(Backup)

Facilitator

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

Training Participants

14:00-16:00

Tour

Participants

18:30-22:00

Cocktail Part

Organizing Committee and Participants

DAY THREE

9:00-12:30

TLA–AGM. Agenda to be Provided at the Meeting

 TLA Members

12:30-13:00

Certificates and Closing

TLA Members

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

TLA Members