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Workshops Scheduled for Scottsbluff in Fall

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The following workshops have been scheduled at ESU 13 in Scottsbluff.  Michael Sauers, Technology Innovation Librarian at the Nebraska Library Commission is the instructor.  To register, go to the Nebraska Library Commission's Training Portal and search on Scottsbluff.

Welcome to the Social Web

Social software is one of the hottest concepts on the Internet today. This full-day workshop will introduce you to its components and show you examples of many of the most popular Web sites in this area. Attendees will then get a chance to play with several social services of most use to libraries in a hands-on environment. The services used in the hands-on portion will vary but may include Flickr,, Facebook, MySpace, and YouTube.

Date and Time: September 30
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Blog, You Blog, Weblog

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 meeds.

  • Leave with ideas on just how blogging can be integrated into your library's Web site.

Date: October 1
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

RSS: A New Way of Communicating

The new technology of RSS, also known as feeds allows users to subscribe to
content that they wish to receive in a regular and timely manner. Feeds also allows information providers to send this information in the format necessary for users to subscribe. This three hour hands-on workshop will introduce attendees to both providing and consuming content via RSS.

Date: October 1
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Web Page Creation with XHTML

Even if you use FrontPage, Dreamweaver, Drupal to Blogger to create your Web site, there’s XHTML under the hood. This six-hour workshop will give you a basic understanding of how the eXtensible HyperText Markup language works and how to create Web pages using it through a hands-on approach. By the end of the day attendees will be able to create new pages from scratch and have a solid foundation on which to build their future Web page creation skills.

Date and Time: October 2
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Style Your Web Site with CSS 

Once you have the content of your Web page written and your markup added, it’s time to add some style. Cascading Style Sheets is the language that gives you the power to make your pages look the way you want them to. CSS also allows
you to give your site a consistent look across all of your pages in less code
than you’d imagine. Ultimately, designing your Web site using CSS allows you to accomplish more work, in less time, and make your site easier to manage over the long-term. This full-day, hands-on workshop, will give you the basic skills to begin designing professional future-compatible looking Web sites. (Attendees must have a working knowledge of HTML and/or XHTML before attending this workshop.)

Date October 3
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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