Management of the WSF Information

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== Introduction ==
 
  
This page is about managing the information that comes out of the [http://www.worldsocialforum.org/ World Social Forum]. The WSF is, of course, a worldwide process. Therefore, we must have a focus. Our focus on this page will be the seventh WSF Event, which takes place in Nairobi, Kenya, 20-25 January 2007.  
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This page is about managing the information of the [http://www.worldsocialforum.org/ World Social Forum]. It focusses on the seventh WSF Event in Nairobi, Kenya, 20-25 January 2007. Background to the librarians' preparations is found on the website of the Network Institute for Global Democratization, [http://www.nigd.org/libraries NIGD]. If interested, please subscribe to the related  [http://sympa.kaapeli.fi/sympa/info/lib-wsf mailing list].
  
We have prepared for this event for years already. Traces of our preparations are found on the website of the Network Institute for Global Democratization, [http://www.nigd.org/libraries NIGD]. If you have not already subscribed to the related e-mail list, you can do so [http://sympa.kaapeli.fi/sympa/info/lib-wsf here].
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As a part of the preparations towards the Nairobi WSF, [http://www.libr.org/isc/ Information for Social Change] publishes a special issue on '''Libraries and Information in a World Social Forum Context''', which contains, for instance, an article on The Management of the WSF Information  by Esther Obachi, the secretary of Kenya Library Association.
 
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As a part of the preparations, the Journal [http://www.libr.org/isc/ Information for Social Change] will publish a special issue on '''Libraries and Information in a World Social Forum Context''' at the beginning of January.  
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=== Meat on the bones ===
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Esther Obachi, the secretary of Kenya Library Association, has presented a structure which we will follow on this page. For the time being, a web-version of her powerpoint-slides can be browsed [http://www.kaapeli.fi/book/mgmt-esther/wsf-information-mgmt.html here].
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Now, let's produce meat for Esther's bones! [[User:Mikaelbook|Mikaelbook]] 04:43, 4 December 2006 (EST)
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== The World Social Forum ==
 
== The World Social Forum ==

Revision as of 06:49, 20 December 2006

This page is about managing the information of the World Social Forum. It focusses on the seventh WSF Event in Nairobi, Kenya, 20-25 January 2007. Background to the librarians' preparations is found on the website of the Network Institute for Global Democratization, NIGD. If interested, please subscribe to the related mailing list.

As a part of the preparations towards the Nairobi WSF, Information for Social Change publishes a special issue on Libraries and Information in a World Social Forum Context, which contains, for instance, an article on The Management of the WSF Information by Esther Obachi, the secretary of Kenya Library Association.

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