Library and Information Association of South Africa





Digital Curation Webinar

Category:
30 April 2013
Organisation:
LIASA HELIG in collaboration with the Digital Curation Centre in Glasgow, Scotland

 

The Higher Education Libraries Interest Group (HELIG)  plans to – in support of the LIASA strategy and to help strengthen higher education and research support in South Africa – host a series of activities throughout the year. The purpose of these will be to introduce new trends which also impact on libraries and service delivery, and to stay abreast of new developments as far as it concerns higher education in our country. The first activity will be on Digital Curation.

HELIG National in collaboration with the Digital Curation Centre (Glasgow, UK) invites you to participate in a webinar on Digital Curation.

Date:  Tuesday 30 April 2013

Time:  11 am – 12:30  (SA time)

Costs:   Free

Venue:  Virtual at http://tex.sun.ac.za

Please register by 28 April 2013: Click here

Our presenters are Joy Davidson,  Associate Director of the DCC and Sarah Jones, Senior Institutional Support Officer. Joy leads the DCC’s training provision and sits on a number of international working groups to define digital curation curricula. Sarah is mainly involved in the DCC institutional engagement programme, supporting universities to develop research data management services. She also contributes to the delivery of training, publications and tools development. (About the Digital Curation Centre: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/about-us )

Hardware requirements

Internet device with keyboard (for typing questions to presenters) and speakers/headset (for listening to the presenters). No webcam or microphone required.

Software requirements

Fast Internet connection. Test your Internet connection speed at: http://www.speedtest.net

Recommended browser: Mozilla Firefox 19. Download from: http://www.firefox.com

Adobe Flash Player 11. Download from http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

How to join the webinar (Please test beforehand - it is already available)

1. Go to http://tex.sun.ac.za

2. Type your name.

3. Click Join.

4. Click Allow.

5. Click Join Audio.

Understanding the screen layout

Users: Refers to the chair and presenters. You should be able to see the names of the presenters once they have logged in.

Listeners: Refers to the audience. You should see your name listed once logged in.

Video doc: Real-time image of presenters.

Chat: Area where you can type questions to the presenters. You can even select a colour for your questions.

Center of the screen: This is where the presenters will display and manage their presentation.

Technical support and enquiries:  Hilton Gibson hgibson@sun.ac.za or 021 808 4100

Kind regards

Joyce Myeza

HELIG:  National Chair (2012 – 2014)

Ina Smith

HELIG:  Chair Elect (2012 – 2014)





Contact LIASA:

Tel: +27 (0) 12 328 2010
or +27 (0) 12 323 4912
Fax: +27 (0) 12 323 1033
Email: liasa@liasa.org.za


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