DILL Program, Internships & Libraries of Uzbekistan


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Presentation by Iskander Rakhmatullaev, Uzbekistan Republic, concerning his Digial Libraries Learning Program (DILL) internship with Beth Filar Williams, UNCG Libraries spring 2012.

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DILL Program, Internships & Libraries of Uzbekistan

  1. 1. STUDY IN DILL PROGRAMM, INTERNSHIP AND THEIR IMPORTANCE TO THE LIBRARIES OF UZBEKISTANDILL-4 Student: Iskander Rakhmatullaev, Uzbekistan RepublicInternship supervisor: Elisabeth Filar WilliamsDill-4 professors: Anna Maria Tammaro, Elena Corradini
  2. 2. Uzbekistan1. Located at the heart of Central Asia2. Population – about 30 mln people.3. Capital - Tashkent4. 67 high schools, including 3 branches ofinternational universities: Westminster, Turin andSingapore. And 3 Russian universities
  3. 3. Russia China Afghanistan
  4. 4. Libraries (around 12000) 9500 – school libraries under the Ministry of Public Education 1700 – information resourceful center of colleges and lyceums 67 – academic libraries 14 – regional information and library centers (public libraries) of the Agency of Telecommunication More than 1000 departmental libraries; 25 libraries of the system of the Academy of Science; 250 medical libraries; 72 special libraries of the Ministry of Culture.
  5. 5. National Library of Uzbekistan FOTO
  6. 6.  Foto
  7. 7. Library reforms Uzbek President’s Resolution “On organization of Information and Library Support for Population of the Republic” (June 20, 2006, # PR-381) The Law “About Information and Library “ Activities” 2011
  8. 8. ZIYONET
  9. 9. DILL 1. Erasmus Mundus Tempus Course 2. Summer school (2 weeks in Florence) 3. Berlin conference “Theory and practice of digital library” 4. Foreign professors (Ian Witten) 5. Moodle system
  10. 10. Taught courses Users and usage module; Acess to digital libraries module; Digitisation workflow. Collection management. Information and reference services Economic and legal issues of DL. Access to information (metadata and their standards). Basics of semantic web. Greenstone. Drupal. eIFL – consortiums One Workshop in two weeks
  11. 11. DILLGiven tasks: - Description of the British Library(report on one of the section). - Building simple Greenstone collection(example on Steve Jobs memory) - Examples of good digital libraries.(Ziyonet, Library of Congress, Dutch Royal Library )
  12. 12. Importance and benefit of DILL Possibility to analyze the current position of DL. All conditions to get very important knowledge and skills for Master degree Knowledge on subjects that are not taught in our library faculties. Knowledge and skills of creating library applications New subjects to library faculties. Creative links with professors and students of different countries. Obtained knowledge is spread to the librarians of leading libraries of the country. Good step to future career.
  13. 13.  FOTO
  14. 14. LibGuide toolkit Composition Given tasks Toolkits Web-site examples
  15. 15. Obtained knowledge Acquaintance with toolkits useful for time- management, work and study organization. Forming and organization of the toolkits. Work with NCUG CMS;On future: Further practice on CMS; Skills on using toolkits for Uzbekistan libraries.
  16. 16. Importance for international cooperation Motivation of Educational development of our local librarians and readers; Keep up with the latest IT ; Cooperation development between the universities and libraries of the USA and Uzbekistan . Prospects: joint international projects on education, library and information spheres.
  17. 17. THANK YOU!!!