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I Blog, You Blog, Weblog Workshops Scheduled in Hastings and Omaha

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Two new I Blog, You Blog, Weblog workshops have been scheduled:

  • May 22 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Hastings College Computer Lab in the Fleharty Center
  • May 24, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon, Omaha Public Library, W. Dale Clark Computer Lab
Blogs are an easy way to not only receive information, but also to publish the information you have. More than just an online journal, blog-based publishing might be the best way for you to present your library's information to the public.

What can you expect if you attend this training session?
  • Learn what a blog is, who writes blogs, why blogs are so popular, and the different types of blogs.
  • View some of the best examples of LIS blogs and discover what makes them worth reading.
  • Create your own blog in just minutes using the free service.
  • Discover many of the options for customizing your blog to fit your needs.
  • Leave with ideas on just how blogging can be integrated into your library's Web site.
What should you bring with you to class?

In class you’ll be creating a blog of your own. You’re welcome to create a personal blog or a blog for your library. Either way, before class please take a few minutes to consider what you would like to blog about. In class you’ll be giving your blog a title and creating several posts on your topic of choice. A little advanced planning regarding these items will make the class run smoothly.

Attendees are expected to have familiarity with using the Web. (X)HTML experience is not necessary.

To register: Go to the Nebraska Library Commission's Training Portal and search on blog.

There is no charge to attend these workshops.

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