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A Biblioteca e o FabLab da FCT NOVA vão participar no Webinar "Upskilling librarians to meet new library roles" promovido pela Network Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA) no dia 12 de novembro das 15:00 às 16:30.

[Digital Fluency and New Roles for Libraries]
José J. G. Moura, Ana A. Pereira, Ana Roxo, Filipe Silvestre
Biblioteca, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal 

keywords: libraries, new roles, digital fluency, cultural interfaces

Science and culture are fundamental to build critical thinking, imagination, creativity, and innovation - knowledge. The dialogue between science, culture, technology and artistic expression is a new approach that the FCT Library is using to answer to broad challenges and to a variety of responses required by the users. The FCT Library plays a diverse role, not only as a Documentation Center, but also as a cultural interface with the Campus and the surrounding Community (including schools). Art (painting, sculpture, photo, installations by recognized and new artists) has been our major attention, as well as Music, Theater and Seminars that cover a wide range of topics. The FCT Library structured work adapted to the actual public needs, changing the course and image of traditional libraries, becoming a “Library beyond the books”. The opening of the FABLAB, in articulation with the FCT Library, has resulted in a winning bet, and programs are ongoing (i.e., INNO3D Erasmus+) for developing a comprehensive 3D printing program for librarians in a pedagogical approach for training in the use of new technologies. 

BIO José Moura

José J. G. Moura, Chemical Engineer, PhD in Chemistry, Full Professor of Chemistry - Department of Chemistry, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT NOVA). The main field of research is Bioinorganic Chemistry and the role of Metals in Biology. More than 400 articles indexed in ISI Web of Knowledge, with an H-index of 60 and 30 PhD Thesis. He is also Director of FCT NOVA Campus Library, promoting Culture/Art/Scientific interfaces. Research Specialist at University of Minnesota (US) and Adjunct Professor at University of Georgia, Athens (US). Past President of Chemistry Department and past President of Scientific Council at FCT-NOVA, Portuguese Delegate to COST and INTAS, member of Scientific Panels (FCG, FCT-MCTES, NSF (US) and of several scientific editorial boards. In 2006, he was elected Member of Academy of Sciences and in 2010, elected President of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, for two years.