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Bolivia and Perú: Año alliance for the advancement of digital these in latín american

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Bolivia and Perú: Año alliance for the advancement of digital these in latín american

  1. 1. 13th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations Patricia Mareño Libio Huaroto [email_address] [email_address] Central Library Pedro Zulen Central Library Uniiversidad San Andres de Bolivia UNMSM Perú Austin, Texas USA Junio, 2010 Bolivia and Peru: An alliance for the Advancement of Digital Theses in Latin America
  2. 2. <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Perspectives </li></ul>Today´s topic
  3. 3. 2005 2006 2007-2008 2009 2010 Project of Cybertesis UMSA was approved (150 digital thesi) Course of Cyberthesis in Bolivia for 11 Universities Proposal for Style of presentation of Digital Thesis Central Library UMSA presents project C yberthesis to UMSA University Central Library of UMSA particpate in Course of Cyberthesis (Colombia) Cybertesis Bolivia Line of the time
  4. 4. Strategic Alliances National level Public universities Goverment institutions Bolivian Network of Digital Theses (RBTD) Regional level Latin American and European universities Andean Community (CAN): Andean Digital Library (BDA) Exchange of informatic developments on Cybertesis Methodology
  5. 5. Bolivia Political Map Central Library Univ. San Andres Bolivia Signed agreement Leyend Santa Cruz Tarija Chuquisaca Potosí Oruro Beni Cochabamba Pando La Paz
  6. 6. <ul><li>Universidad Mayor de San Andrés de La Paz </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Mayor de San Francisco Xavier – Chuquisaca </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Mayor de San Simón – Cochabamba </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Técnica de Oruro </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Tomas Frias – Potosi </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Juan Misael Saracho – Tarija </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Técnica del Beni </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Nacional de Siglo XX </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo = La Paz </li></ul><ul><li>Escuela Militar de Ingeniería </li></ul><ul><li>Universidad Pública de El Alto </li></ul>Course of Cyberthesis in Bolivia
  7. 7. <ul><li>This course and iniciative of digital theses in Bolivia was </li></ul><ul><li>supported by: </li></ul><ul><li>International instituions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General Secretary of Andean Community (CAN), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Andean Digital Library (BDA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Perú) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bolivian Institutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Viceministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comité Ejecutivo de la Universidad Boliviana (CEUB). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biblioteca Central de la Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA). </li></ul></ul>Course of Cyberthesis in Bolivia
  8. 8. Universidad Mayor de San Andrés
  9. 9. Universidad Gabriel René Moreno
  10. 10. Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo
  11. 15. Statistics in Institutions in Bolivia Digital Theses UMSA = Universidad Mayor de San Andrés UGRM = Universidad Gabriel René Moreno UCB = Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo 20 UCB 200 UNMGRM 124 UMSA Total Thesis Universities
  12. 18. ANDEAN DIGITAL LIBRARY (BDA) <ul><li>Virtual space for the dissemination of cultural bibliography of andean countries, specially for not easy to access books . </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural area environment for information, knowledge and services exchange. </li></ul><ul><li>Central Library UMSA participate in this project. </li></ul>
  13. 19. Web site of Andean Community of Digital Theses
  14. 20. Working proposal: Drawing guidelines for the format and presentation of theses (digital and manuscript) August 21, 2009 Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) y Comunidad Andina (CAN)
  15. 21. Working Guidelines <ul><li>Criteria used when drawing guidelines for the format and presentation of theses. </li></ul><ul><li>Users training following the approved guidelines. </li></ul><ul><li>Applying Cybertesis methodology. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital preservation policies. </li></ul>
  16. 22. <ul><li>A. Policies for Theses Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Bolivian University System guidelines for the format and presentation of theses (according to international norms). </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing proceedings for users authorizing the digital publication of their theses. </li></ul><ul><li>User training on guidelines for the format and presentation of theses (manuscript and digital). </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing guidelines for the type of digital file the degree candidate will submit. </li></ul>Working Guidelines
  17. 23. <ul><li>B. Applying guidelines for the presentation of the theses </li></ul><ul><li>Training plan for faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Training plan for candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Training plan – other </li></ul>Working Guidelines
  18. 24. <ul><li>C. Cybertesis Methodology application </li></ul><ul><li>Training workshops in institutions that adopt the methodology (2-3 workshops per year or upon request) </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up groups Conformar grupos de informáticos para apoyar la implementación de portales de Cybertesis. </li></ul><ul><li>Conformar grupo de personas para el proceso de marcación y apoyo a los estudiantes. </li></ul>Working Guidelines
  19. 25. <ul><li>D. Digital preservation policies </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up working teams un charge of designing digital preservation guidelines in Bolivia. </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing workshops on digital preservation. </li></ul><ul><li>Compiling a bibliography on digital preservation. </li></ul>Working guidelines
  20. 26. On Schedule <ul><li>Universities should implement open access digital theses portals. </li></ul><ul><li>Current achievements should be reinforced by working groups especially designed to that purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>The Bolivian University System should design institutional policies aimed to improve the format and presentation of theses (digital and manuscript). </li></ul><ul><li>More people (faculty, students, librarians and computer technicians) should be trained on the Cybertesis methodology and manuals of style. </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional policies for digital preservation should be designed. </li></ul>
  21. 27. Thank very much …!! Patricia Mareño (Bolivia) Libio Huaroto (Perú)

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