DILL Program, Internships & Libraries of Uzbekistan
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 )
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.
LibGuide toolkit Composition Given tasks Toolkits Web-site examples
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.
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.