- Dates: September - May (up to 90 minutes per visit)
- Location: Nafplio (Greece)
- Organized by: CHS Greece
- Open to: Primary and Secondary Education Schools, University Departments
- Registration Period: September - May
- Language: English, Greek (depending on the participants)
- Activity Administration: Matina Goga (CHS Greece)
Submit the form for your school's participation in the Digital Library Program:
About the Program
The Digital Library Program (DLP) is designed to introduce participants to the digital methods used for the dissemination of knowledge by academic institutions such as Harvard and the CHS. The program is addressed mostly to secondary education students. It can be easily adjusted to the educational level and needs of the attending students, including undergraduates. The duration of the program ranges from 45 to 60 minutes depending on the students' feedback and the closing questions and answers session. Coordination between CHS Greece and schools is necessary for the timely planning of educational visits.
During their visit at the Center for Hellenic Studies, students and their professors are offered a short introduction to Harvard University and to the activities and objectives of Harvard’s CHS Greece. These introductions are followed by a presentation of the Center’s Digital Library, a virtual portal allowing access to the databases that form the Harvard online library system, while attending practical examples of research in the Digital Library’s databases. Additionally, participants learn about important open-access online tools and digital repositories that Harvard as well as other educational institutions offer in order to support research and studies across disciplines.
Senior High School students and undergraduates can attend the specialized cycle of the program "Introduction to Digital Resources for Knowledge": Part II. The use of digital resources by young researchers" which focuses and presents specialized techniques for research, assessment, and citation of the digital resources, useful for their projects and their future educational steps.