Karen Hunt, Information
Literacy Coordinator at the University
Create point-of-need tutorials quickly with
ViewletBuilder and post them to your Web site. In a matter of minutes you
can respond to questions and problems being asked through virtual and
face-to-face reference services, from how to recall a book, requesting an
interlibrary loan to limiting a search to scholarly articles published in
the last 3 years! Viewlets show screens, typing and mouse movements with
accompanying text and/or audio. Make the most of ViewletBuilder for on-line
instruction, reusing, repurposing and sharing viewlet content. Find out how
easy it is to build tutorials for a consortium and edit them to reflect local
2 PM Atlantic
March 7th, 2006
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* an informative overview of building tutorials
* ideas for where you could add tutorials to your own site.
* how viewlet content can be repurposed or shared with other libraries.
Who Should Participate?
Library Webmasters, Web site content providers, reference and instruction
librarians who are interested in developing tutorials or just in time
instruction would find this session useful. Just in time tutorials can be
developed for almost any area of the Web site from "how to request a
book" to "searching a database" to "connecting to
databases from home". Anyone who is developing content for the Web
site would find this useful and see opportunities for serving library users
Key Topics You Will Explore
* What is a Web based tutorial and when are they useful additions to your
* What are some tips and tricks to designing a good on-line tutorial?
* After you create a viewlet, how do you post it on-line?
* What topics make good viewlets?
* How quick can you build a tutorial with ViewletBuilder software?
* How could viewlets be shared and repurposed in a consortium
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Non-Member: $68.00 + GST
About The Presenter......
Karen Hunt has a Master of
Information Science from the University
of Western Ontario and
undergraduate degree (honours) in Geography from the University of Winnipeg.
She's been the Information Literacy Coordinator at UWinnipeg since 2000,
and before that she coordinated collection development and access services
at Red River College Library and did reference at the University of Manitoba.
Since the UWinnipeg Library is small, Karen is also the Information Access
Coordinator, Data Librarian, and subject specialist for Geography,
Education, Developmental Services, Environmental Studies and Anthropology.
Karen also dabbles in ColdFusion and Web design.
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