LIS Continuing Education via the Internet Michele Manley 12 Nov 2003 16:58 UTC

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LIS Continuing Education via the Internet

The winter roster of LIS continuing education workshops delivered wholly via
the Internet is now available from the University at Buffalo library school.
  A computer with Internet access and a Web browser are all that's needed to
access these self-paced instructional modules, accessible 24 hours a day, 7
days a week during the posting period. New workshops have been added
covering serials cataloging, proposing & surviving new library technologies,
XML, and constructing database driven web sites.   All workshop topics:

*Sleuthing Serials: Serials Cataloging in Reverse

Computers - Networking:
*Basic Networking & Operating Systems for Librarians
*Proposing & Surviving New Library Technologies

Government Information/Documents:
*Documents Jump Start
*Legislative Research

Public Libraries: Readers' Services:
*Genre Fiction in Public Libraries
*Readers' Advisory Services

Web Design - Internet Technologies:
*Constructing Usable, Accessible Web sites from Scratch
*Introduction to XML
*Designing and Constructing Database Driven Web Sites

Full descriptions of workshops can be accessed from
Course modules are posted on the Web and accessed via a password sent by
E-mail to registrants. Participants proceed at their own pace through course
modules accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the posting period.
Questions and assignments are fielded by the instructor via a Web Bulletin
Board or by E-mail (the Sleuthing Serials workshop also has optional
Blackboard Virtual Classroom sessions).

These non-credit courses do not require enrollment at the University at
Buffalo and will not appear on university transcripts. They accrue
Continuing Education credits BB CEUs.

For more information contact Judith Robinson, Department of Library and
Information Studies, School of Informatics, 534 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, NY
14260?1020; (716) 645?2412 ext. 1166; FAX (716) 645-3775; E-mail:;

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