following work plan consists of those points that were discussed on the
occasion of the 14th Regional Workshop of the Inter-American
Child Information Network (RIIN) held in Mexico in October 2003.
plan is subject to discussion by all members of the Network. Its final
version is expected to be ready before the end of the year.
a form for the year 2004 to be used for measuring the quality of the
services and materials sent by participating Centers, by:
a form indicating what is sent to the users
a system for the evaluation of materials
a system for the evaluation of services
a mechanism will be developed in order to see how the information is
used by the user.
account of the Pan-American Child Congress to be held in Mexico in
September 2004, it was decided that the issue of Family will be the
central subject for the RIIN and its three information units to work
entry of Projects into the database will take place along with the
entry of the documentation produced by it into the OPD Document module
case of Projects, the entry of Organizations will have to include the
entry of the corresponding institutional documentation into the module
far as items 4 and 5 are concerned, the entry of the documentation
derived from those projects and Organizations that have been detected
will have to be checked. In case the documental information
corresponding to that particular Project or Organization should not
exist, this information will have to be collected and entered.
out a virtual Workshop in July and August 2004 on the following
and controlled vocabulary, coordinated by Silvana Bruno.
in the use of internet in order to improve the quality of the
services, coordinated by Jorge Visca
Full-Text entry, 50 texts per month and per center on average.
all the documentation derived from the new Projects that are
incorporated into the Database
with a level of 100 monthly entries per Center
links between those institutional Websites that correspond to members
of the RIIN
standardize the information diffused through the Web pages (Yellow
Pages, Green Pages, Bibliographic Magazines and Bibliographic Alerts)
process the survey on access to communication alternatives by members
of the RIIN, which was conducted during the XIV RIIN Regional Workshop.
dispatch to the RIIN’s Coordination Center
working day of April 2004
working day of July 2004
RIIN Regional Workshop (November 2004, Montevideo)
made by the participants
any change in the organizational structures or services which might
affect the rest of the Centers
evaluation of the use of new mechanisms for package dispatch –for
example, by returning to the use of the diplomatic bag–, which
would be carried out by all the Centers
classifying the types of users who join and make use of the OPD
Services and therefore, of RIIN
of the mechanisms used in sending materials to the different centers
by accelerating this process, which tends to be slow.