The applications of technology in providing 21st century library and information services keep on growing. AfLIA, as the platform for the Africa Library sector and the rallying point for building capacity of African librarians to provide services in sync with expectations of present day information seekers is partnering with African Storybook, an affiliate organization of South African Institute of Distance Learning (SAIDE) to run a free workshop in Abuja, Nigeria on the Use of technology to create and translate children’s stories for literacy promotion. The workshop which will be hosted by the National Library of Nigeria, Abuja will take place from 3rd – 5th March, 2020.
It is expected that by the end of the 3day workshop, participants would have gained a clearer understanding of Open Licensing and how it drives the building of digital libraries, acquired requisite knowledge and digital skills for collecting, creating and publishing stories online in English and Local languages as part of building up their country’s artistic and documentary heritage as well as be equipped to teach children and community members on how to start writing story books in online spaces in English and indigenous languages.
Registration is free and can be done on site. However, for online registration, please: CLICK TO REGISTER ONLINE
Participants are however advised to make arrangements for their transportation and accommodation. Certificates will be issued at the end of the workshop. Participants that want an official letter of invitation should send their requests to firstname.lastname@example.org