New online seminar on AGRIS and AGROVOC organized by Institute TECHINFORMI and the Georgian Technical University

FAO/Vladimir Valishvili

Increasing the visibility and accessibility of agricultural data produced in Georgia through AGRIS and the use of AGROVOC multilingual thesaurus

On Thursday 21 October 2021 at 14:00 GMT+4, with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), an online workshop on AGRIS and FAO AGROVOC multilingual thesaurus will be conducted by the Institute TECHINFORMI of the Georgian Technical University

The workshop is designed for agricultural specialists and librarians and will deal with practical questions of placing information in the AGRIS database, problems related to the search of agricultural academic reports, sorting records, their standardization, as well as the use of the AGROVOC thesaurus for describing scientific and information products, including library stock units.       

Institute TECHINFORMI is a national AGRIS Centre and Hub in Georgia, regularly placing bibliographic records (publications, conference materials, monographs, researches, etc.) in the database. Moreover, TECHINFORMI is the only provider of Georgian terms to the AGROVOC thesaurus.

The meeting will be presented and chaired by Dr. Nelly Makhviladze and Dr. Marina Razmadze and delivered in Georgian. The welcome speech, the introduction and the Q&A parts will be both in Georgian and in English. The Institute TECHINFORMI will also assist with registration in AGRIS as a new data provider.

Official FAO representatives will also participate in the workshop. The participants will receive certificates of attendance.

Those wishing to participate, please send an email to: [email protected] and [email protected]