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THE TRAINING ON LIBRARY STAFF DEVELOPMENT
"INNOVATIVE ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES FOR 21ST CENTURY LIBRARIANS"

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The training on "Innovative online Library services for 21st century librarians" for the library staff development was held at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences (YSULS), from November 27 to December 6, 2017. The course was compiled as a working package of the ERASMUS+ LNSS Project ("Library Network Support Services: Modernizing Libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through Library Staff Development and Reforming Library Services").

The monitoring of the  the conduction and quality of the training was realized by the experts from the European partner universities, Dr. Angela Repanovici (Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania) and Dr. Manolis Koukourakis (University of Crete, Greece). Electronic Library Consortium of Armenia is the associate partner of the project and the due to it  the target group was the librarians /38/ of the consortium member libraries, particularly from National Library of Armenia /14/, YSULS /11/, Public Administration Academy of RA /2/, International University Eurasia /1/, Anania Shirakatsy Armenian National Lyceum /1/, Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies of the RA National Academy of Sciences /1/, National Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship /2/, Yerevan State Economic University /1/, Yerevan State Art Academy /2/.

The training was of great interest for schools and regional libraries. The representatives of Children of Armenia Fund /1/ and two Yerevan Basic schools (D. Varujan School N89 /1/ and G. Vardanyan N192 /1/) were at librarian’s professional training for the first time. 

The courses were held by the Head of YSULS Library, PhD A. Chulyan, bibliographers A. Avanesova and A. Vardanyan, librarian A. Galstyan. The following topics were included in the course:

  1. Challenges for XXI Century Libraries (A.Chulyan)
  2. Designing modern library web sites, online platforms and portals (planning) (A. Avanessova)
  3. Designing modern library web sites, online platforms and portals (development) (A. Avanessova)
  4. Web 2.0 Technologies and Social Media for libraries (Social Network) (A.Vardanyan)
  5. Web 2.0 Technologies and Social Media for libraries (Library platforms and Networks) (A.Vardanyan)
  6. The access to the online resources through the electronic catalogue /KOHA Library Management System/ (Trainer Asya Galstyan)
  7. Designing and creating e-cards for library patrons catalogue /KOHA Library Management System/ (A. Avanessova)
  8. User need assessment (A.Chulyan)

On the additional lesson the librarians implemented the new knowledge in practice.

Upon completion of the course the participants were awarded certificates.     

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