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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 English-language instructional modules,
accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the posting period. They
may be taken from anywhere in the world and an MLS is not a prerequisite
for enrollment. Full descriptions of workshops, prices, and dates of class
sessions can be accessed from
<http://informatics.buffalo.edu/faculty/robinson/ce/descriptions.htm>.  New
workshops have been added covering serials cataloging, proposing &
surviving new library technologies, XML, and constructing database driven
web sites.   All workshop topics:
• Cataloging
• 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
• Regulations
• 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

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 –– 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:
[log in to unmask];
http://informatics.buffalo.edu/faculty/Robinson/index.htm

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