Tag Archives: Libraries and documentation centres

Open Source software for libraries

Open-source software (OSS) is computer software of which the source code and certain rights are provided under a license that allows others to study, change, improve and often also to distribute the software. Open source software is usually developed in a public, transparent and collaborative manner where developers review each other’s work and give credit […]

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HURIDOCS Resource Library

The HURIDOCS Resource Library is a carefully curated collection of tools and manuals for human rights monitoring, documentation and communication, produced by HURIDOCS and many other organisations. It contains more than 200 manuals, articles, organisations, websites etc., divided into five main categories: Managing Documentation, Monitoring and Documentation, Search and Analysis, Specific Areas, and Websites and […]

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Vacancies at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is Canada’s newest national museum, with construction and inaugural exhibits slated for completion in 2012, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  An “idea museum” with a strong focus on innovation, the CMHR seeks talented people who share our passion and commitment to creating a world class museum that will enhance the public’s […]

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HURIDOCS Micro-thesauri

The Micro-thesauri: a tool for documenting human rights violations is a collection of 48 lists with terminology was developed by HURIDOCS or adapted from a variety of authoritative resources. The Micro-thesauri are intended for use in conjunction with HURIDOCS Standard Formats manuals, and in particular with the HURIDOCS Events Standard Formats: a tool for documenting […]

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