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Workshops Scheduled for Scottsbluff in March

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The following workshops have been scheduled at the Harms Technology Center, 2620 Sykes Blvd, Scottsbluff in March.  The instructor is Michael Sauers, Innovative Technology Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission.

I 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.

Date and Time:
March 17, 9am - 12 noon MT

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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 and Time:
March 17, 1pm - 4pm MT

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Welcome to the Social Web

Description: 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: March 18, 9am - 4pm MT

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Introduction to Web Page Creation with XHTML

Description: 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: March 19, 9am - 4pm MT

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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.

Date and Time: March 20, 9am - 4pm MT

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Please Note: With costs being what they are these days we must stress that we need a minimum of five people per workshop in order to justify the travel costs for the instructor. As a result we appreciate any assistance you can provide in promoting these workshops and encouraging others to attend. Also, if you are planning on attending please to not wait to register as a decision on preceding with or cancelling the workshop will be made approximately two weeks prior.  

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