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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A WORKSHOP ON OPEN DATA, OPEN SCIENCE AND OPEN ACCESS TO FACULTY MEMBERS AT MUHAS

The Directorate of library services is planning to conduct training on Open data, Open Science and Open access to faculty members at MUHAS 9th to 10th March, 2017.

The content of the workshop include:
Ø  Institutional Repository Policy at MUHAS
Ø  Open data, open access and open science.
Ø  Tools for open access journals.
Ø  How to access and deposit content into Institutional repository at MUHAS
This workshop will be conducted from 09:00am to 3:00pm at MUHAS Library ICT Lab.
The workshop is free to all academic staff at MUHAS.

Kindly confirm your participation before 8th March, 2017 to:-

  • Ms Agatha Mbawala -   Tel: 0714 545457, Email:librarymuhas@gmail.com
  • Ms. Catherine Chibanda  - Tel: 0717 207904 , Email:librarymuhas@gmail.com

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL REPOSITORIES AND WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES (18th – 20th April, 2017)

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The three days workshop will equip participants with relevant knowledge and skills in Digital repository, and web 2.0 technologies.
COURSE CONTENTS:
Specifically the workshop will cover the following:
·         Introduction to Digital Repository and Web 2.0 technologies
·         Introduction to Open source software (e.g. working with Linux software) and e-resources.
·         Work with Dspace software to set up a digital repository
·         Use web 2.0 tools to feature the contents of a digital repository

TARGET GROUP:
Professionals involved in information management, institutional management, librarians, information scientists, researchers, postgraduate students, lecturers, project administrators, ICT professionals and any other professionals working with cutting edge technologies.

WORKSHOP DATES AND VENUE:
The workshop will be conducted from Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th April 2017 (3 days) at Muhimbili University Library ICT LAB
WORKSHOP FEE:
The workshop fee is TZS 350,000/= per each participant covering the course fee, stationeries, refreshments and certificates. Participants are requested to arrange transport and accommodation at their own cost.
FACILITATORS:
The course will be facilitated by experienced subject and educational specialists from Muhimbili University Library in collaboration with their counterpart from the University of Dar es Salaam Library.
PAYMENT MODE:
Payment is due before start of workshop. Payment can be made through the institutional bank account at any National Microfinance Bank (NMB) branch.Account Number: 2091100002, and Account Name: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Confirm your participation and payment by 11th April, 2017.
CONTACTS:
For further information regarding the course (workshop) details (registration,course content and fee) please contact the following:

  
1.      Ms. Mariam Hashim
P. O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam
Cellular: 0653596815


2. Ms. Stellah Ifunya
    P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam
    Cellular: 0655046887

Thursday, December 22, 2016

LIBRARY RESEARCH SUPPORT SERVICES

Kindly be informed that the library has established research support services unit which intends to assist library users on the following areas: 
  • Library Online Catalogue and Institutional Repository (IR) services: We support and advise users on the use of the university library online access catalogue and the IR.
  • Reference queries and library user guides
  • Online information retrieval services
  • Tailored trainings on the use of library e-resource for postgraduates and faculty (on demand)
  • Citation and Reference Management Services: Installation and using reference management software 
  • Citation Impact Services: guidance enabling you to assess the citation impact of your own research.
  • Open Access and  Scholarly communication services: Provide assistance in the publication and promotion of your research, including guidance on the open access publishing 
  • Research Data Management Plan (DMP) services: Use DMP tool to create, review and share data management plans to meet institutional and funders’ requirements
DURATION AND TIME: MONDAY TO THURSDAY AT 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM HRS

LOCATION: REFERENCE DESK- LIBRARY GROUND  FLOOR 

The service is available to everyone at MUHAS. 

If you prefer to have an appointment please, CONTACT TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT: library@muhas.ac.tzlibrarymuhas@gmail.com, mobile library line: 0718565999   

Thursday, December 15, 2016

TRAINING ON REFERENCE MANAGEMENT FOR SECOND YEAR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS ON 4TH JANUARY 2017

The Directorate of Library Services (DLS) is planning to conduct a training workshop for second year Postgraduate students on reference management on Wednesday 4th January, 2017 at the Library computer lab from 2pm to 5pm. 

Participants are students are required to bring their own laptops during the training session. The following topics will be covered:
  • Introduction to Reference Management 
  • Installation of Reference Management software(Mendeley) Library 
  • Creation of Mendeley Library
  • Management of References 
  • Citing while writing 
  • Sharing of citation 

Students are encouraged to install Mendeley software before training

Interested students should register for the workshop at the Library room No. 7 or contact Ms. Agatha Mbawala 0714-545457 or Mr. William Mviombo 0713-236649. The deadline for registration is Tuesday 3th  January, 2017.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Training on Reference Management for 2nd year postgraduate students on 7th December 2016


The Directorate of Library Services (DLS) is planning to conduct a training workshop for second year Postgraduate students on reference management on Wednesday 7th December, 2016 at the Library computer lab from 2pm to 5pm.
This training target only second year postgraduate students
Participants are students are required to bring their own laptops during the training session. The following topics will be covered:
·         Introduction to Reference Management
·         Installation of Reference Management software(Mendeley) Library
·         Creation of Mendeley Library
·         Management of References
·         Citing while writing
·         Sharing of citation
Students are encouraged to install Mendeley software before training
Interested students should register for the workshop at the Library room No. 7 or contact Ms. Agatha Mbawala or Mr. William Mviombo 0713-236649. The deadline for registration is Tuesday 6th December, 2016.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

INVITATION TO ATTEND ONLINE SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL OF LITERATURE AND REFERENCE MANAGEMENT TRAINING TO FACULTY MEMBERS AT MUHAS FROM 14 TH TO 15 TH DECEMBER, 2016

The Directorate of Library Services is planning to conduct a training workshop for academic staff on online search and retrieval, and reference management
The workshop will be conducted on 14th to 15th December 2016,  from 9 am to 2 pm
The following contents will be covered:
  • Advanced online search strategies
  • Discovery of online contents through HINARI, Summons and Pubmed databases
  • Reference management software
  • Open data, open access, open DOI and open science platforms

Please register for the workshop at room no 7, MUHAS Library
or contact Agatha Mbawala - 0714-545457
librarymuhas@gmail.com

A WORKSHOP ON OPEN DATA; OPEN ACCESS AND INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY TO ACADEMIC STAFF ON 25TH NOVEMBER, 2016



The Directorate of Library Services is  planning to conduct a workshop on open data, Open access and Institutional policy to academic staff at MUHAS.
The content of the workshop include:-

  • Review institutional repository Policy at MUHAS
  • Open data, open access and open science.
  • Tools for open access data and open access.
  • How to access and deposit content into Institutional repository at MUHAS.

This workshop will be conducted on 25th November, 2016 from 09:00am to 3:00pm at MUHAS Library ICT Lab.

All academic staff are invited to attend the workshop.

Kindly confirm your participation before 24th November, 2016 to:-

·         Ms Agatha Mbawala -   Tel: 0714 545457, Email:librarymuhas@gmail.com
·         Mr Draizen Mlelwa  -    Tel:0719 313817, , Email:librarymuhas@gmail.com