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New Online Continuing Education Offering from Dalhousie University's School of
Library and Information Studies

Users and Services

Practitioners at all levels are invited to join a new continuing education
(CE) initiative at SLIS. Come learn with us, interact with our MLIS students,
and share your knowledge and experience!

CE learners are welcome to enroll in modules of this SLIS online course. An
interest in the topic is all that is required - no previous formal diplomas or
degrees in librarianship are needed.

Participants may enroll in one or more modules. Fees for each module cover the
selected Module itself, a course-pack of readings, a related exercise, and
access to Module 1 (History and Definition of User Services) in addition to
the online discussion of specific user groups.

Modules and their dates available for CE learners:

May 17-23   Module 2   Community analysis Data collection, surveys, and focus
            groups
            Exercise: Library walkabout and community analysis

May 31-June 6   Module 4   Programming in libraries
            Exercise: Development of a programme or website

June 14-20   Module 6   Services for distant and online users
            Exercise: Comparison of two websites for distant or online library
            users

Continuing education participants will receive a Certificate of Participation
when they complete a course module.

Further information about the course and modules can be found at the course
website: courses.mgmt.dal.ca/libs6500/

Fee Structure:

$60 per module
$50 per module for second and subsequent staff members from the same
institution
$50 per module for participants who register for more than one module

To register or for further information, please contact Judy Dunn at
[log in to unmask]  Deadline for registration is 3rd May 2004.

School of Library and Information Studies
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
B3H 3J5