Arrangements to Improvement of work in the Digital Repository of the University

Arrangements to Improvement of work in the Digital Repository of the University

The Deanship of Libraries in cooperation with the Department of Information and Public Relations, organized a seminar on the images indexing and sound recordings in the framework of the seeking the Deanship of Libraries for industry the Digital Content of the University, Diversification of sources of information’s in the repository and adding new information’s and groups. The meeting was attended by Dean of Libraries Dr. Abu Obeida Hamouda, Director of information and Public Relations Dr .Salih Yousif Sharif  and a number of the staff at the Deanship and  information. Dr. Abu Obaida explained that the meeting came on the recommendation of the Digital Depository Committee to change and create the media group which consists of images and video, noting that it should be accompanied by a description of the data and how to create a collection of images and videos of the University. He explained that the seminar is a brainstorming session to come out with data and files that help in archiving and easy retrieval. The seminar discussed a number of aspects including (indexing images, sound recordings, The definition of data and descriptions images and sound recordings). The seminar aims to preserve the big amount of the digital images of the University, facilitate retrieval of images from the digital repository easily and quickly, and help researchers to take advantage of documenting the image to support their scientific researches and a number of other goals. The seminar also targeted the team work of the digital repository, employees of the Indexing and classification section at the central library, the information and public Relations department and members of thema digital repository committee.