This week we will have the first in a series of cascading workshops.
Researchers and lecturers in agriculture and related fields have been invited to UR-CAVM to learn more about e-resources and how to find information related to their topics and interests. It's not a question of merely sensitizing the participants, hands-on practice is an important part.
The facilitator is an experienced librarian from the Huye campus, Benilde Mukarybayiza, who has participated in many of the trainings organized by the UR-Sweden Programme. She has a long experience of training researchers and lecturers in Huye.
Anna Stockman, from the BTH library in Sweden, will be co-facilitating.
See also the UR-CAVM website,
So, what makes this a cascading workshop?
The idea of a cascading workshop is that it will be repeated. The first time an experienced librarian will develop a workshop for academic staff and facilitate it. At the workshop this week, the experienced librarian is Benilde Mukarubayiza. A few other UR librarians are invited. In this case we have invited four librarians from CAVM, Busogo and Nyangatare campus. The will participate and learn both:
- about the resources and
- how to train researchers
At those future workshops, more UR librarians will be invited. This way the knowledge about resourcdes and training will "cascade".