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Weblogs  for Libraries

September 16:  9:30 am - 12:30 pm

OCLC CAPCON, Washington DC

 

Learn how to use the latest Internet technologies in your library.

 

Weblogs or "blogs" are online journals of single or shared authorship
that can range in quality and subject matter from the ridiculous to
extremely useful to both librarians and library clientele.  This
introductory class will focus on the best available weblogs and explore
how to find weblogs that focus on librarians' professional interests and
professional development.  We will also look for best examples of how
librarians are using weblogs.

 

For more information about this course or to register:

http://www.oclc.org/capcon/training/courses/descriptions/I999.htm

 

 

Striking Gold Every Time 

September 27:  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

OCLC CAPCON, Washington DC

 

Learn to locate web directories that will result in just the right web
page needed.

 

What is the best web site for education issues? What other resources are
there besides The Librarian's Index and Kidsclick?  Finding a web page
on a topic is easy, but finding an excellent web page on the same topic
can be challenging. That task can be made easier if you are familiar
with selective web directories. 

 

 

For more information about this course or to register:

http://www.oclc.org/capcon/training/courses/descriptions/I149.htm

 

Business & Economic Resources On the Internet

September 28:  9:30 am - 12:30 pm

OCLC CAPCON, Washington DC

 

Learn to locate top Web sites for business and economic information.

 

This class gives you the skills you need to locate and use the best free
business news sources on the Web, access financial and stock information
to answer queries, and consult leading-edge business directories to aid
your library patron's business research.

 

For more information about this course or to register, go to:

http://www.oclc.org/capcon/training/courses/descriptions/I175.htm

 

 

 

Internet Resources for Children's Librarians

October 17:  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

OCLC CAPCON, Washington DC

 

Learn to identify the best Web-based resources for children, and expand
your collection of career-enhancing Web tools.

 

Where do you find the best Web resources for children of different ages?
How can you best help children do their own internet searches? Would an
"instant" community of supportive colleagues to help solve
Internet-related issues be helpful?

 

For more information about this course or to register, go to:

http://www.oclc.org/capcon/training/courses/descriptions/I120.htm

 

 

Internet Resources for Library Technical Services

October 18:  9:30 am - 12:30 pm

OCLC CAPCON, Washington DC

 

Learn to how technical service staff can use the resources of the
internet to improve their individual work performance.

 

Who says the Web is for reference librarians only? Need to "chat" with
fellow technical services staff to see how others are handling similar
issues? Explore the wealth of information on the internet for
catalogers, serials librarians, binding and preservation specialists.

 

For more information about this course or to register, go to:

http://www.oclc.org/capcon/training/courses/descriptions/I127.htm