Training

How to Not Give (and Give!) a Webinar (Free webinar)

Social Media Consultant (Guru, Dude, etc.) Chris Brogan is offering a free webinar on how to not/give a webinar. For many of us, webinars are becoming an increasingly important form of training and teaching (I teach Drupal classes as a webinar through Lyrasis – next intro to Drupal Class is coming up in November). Unfortunately, as many of us have witnessed, being a good face ...

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Question of the day: How do I delete a note in facebook?

Q: How do I delete a note in facebook?A: Although not intuitive, this is easy to do. Type Notes into the Search field at the top OR start with your home page (In the news feed list on the left side, click on More, if you do not immediately see ‘Notes’). You may also be able to access notes via a button on your profile, ...

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Content & digitization panel symposium free!!!

Event Type: Webinar Date: 8/25/2010Start Time: 2:00 PM End Time: 4:00 PM Description: WebJunction is hosting a two-hour symposium that will feature four presentations on current trends and practical approaches to library digitization and preservation projects. Our guest panelists will address: Designing a digital preservation system using a framework that includes all stakeholders, from library administrators to archivists to IT workers to vendors. The difference ...

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Training programs for library staff

Couple of training programs that came across my desk today (also, don’t forget webjunction and Lyrasis for training…) Many of my presentations and training resources are located at http://www.slideshare.net/robinfay/ For those attending GOLD/GALILEO friday, see you there… ONLINE LIBRARY ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM Rutgers University is accepting applications for its Fall 2010 program for paraprofessional at academic and research libraries. The Online Library Assistant Training Program ...

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Are your comments on your friends walls showing to your friends ? (facebook)

I’ve begin to see alot of my friend’s comments on THEIR friends walls and posts in my news feed. I’m not sure if that is what they want (perhaps, it is, and I don’t really mind) but I do wonder if they realize the extent to which they are sharing (and sometimes, oversharing). One of the best ways to find out what you share to ...

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Free mobile/smart device summit

With the proliferation of smart devices (smartphones, tablet devices), local governments are developing applications that make government services and information more accessible and government more responsive to the public. PTI is hosting this half-day, web-based Virtual Summit on Apps for Local Government that will look at the opportunities that mobile apps can provide, as well as explore the policy and management implications of creating and ...

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