• Save
Georgia. Presentation in Aberdeen. 2009
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Georgia. Presentation in Aberdeen. 2009

on

  • 757 views

Presentation of Georgian participants during Aberdeen kick off meeting.

Presentation of Georgian participants during Aberdeen kick off meeting.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
757
Views on SlideShare
756
Embed Views
1

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

1 Embed 1

http://www.slideshare.net 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Georgia. Presentation in Aberdeen. 2009 Georgia. Presentation in Aberdeen. 2009 Presentation Transcript

    • Georgian  participants  presentation RGU 18.02.2009
    • • Ilia Chavchavadze State University,  Tbilisi • Georgian Library Association
    • ICSU • Founded in 2006 via merger of small state  universities and reserch institutions  – S.S.Orbeliani Pedagogical University – State Univetsity for foreign cultures &  languages – Georgian National Observatory – Institute of Zoology – I.Gogebashvili State pedagogical library – Etc.
    • ICSU • Currently about 7000 students • 8 Departments (Phys.‐Math, Sociology‐Philosophy,  Humanities, Education, Life Sciences, Earth Sciences,  Foreign Languages,.. • Very actively growing institution, with strong tendency  for incorporation into EU and Global education and  science networks (Bologna process) and be a leading  university in Georgia (planned 15000 students in several  years) • Many new programs are based on Western standards  and values (e.g. mandatory English and Information  Literacy for 1st year, links to Western partner  organizations)
    • LIS at ICSU • Former Pedagogical University had a library  and archive studies program (head – I.Loria in  2004‐2006) • Now works on creation of  Professional, Bach.,  Mast. & Doctoral programs – new goals and  focuses, technologies, content – director  I.Garibashvili (consultant for the rector)   • Nearest activities – creation of the programs of  Information Technologies for Libraries
    • www.iliauni.edu.ge
    • Georgian Library Association • Founded in 2000 • Involves about 100 personal and collective  members all around Georgia • Activities: common standards, library  advocacy and promotion of services,  publication of the library journal, joint  subscription to e‐resources, opensource ILS, IT‐based services, LLL for librarians
    • GeLA training center • Started courses in Nov 2007 • Currently providing 2‐week programs 1)  modern trends in LIS, 2) Library management • Participants – directors, managers, librarians  from Tbilisi and regional libraries • Working on shorter (2‐3 days) specific programs  (e.g. UDC, library software) • Working on programs quality management – state accreditation of the courses, needs and  expectations, TOT, etc.
    • www.gela.org.ge
    • Thank you! • Irakli Garibashvili • Email: igar@hotmail.com,  iraklig99@yahoo.com • Skype: igar06 • Inga Loria • Email: ingulina@hotmail.com