NY3Rs

Take Advantage of Two Upcoming NY3Rs Sponsored Webinars

With summer right around the corner, what a batter way to kick off this great time of year, then with continuing education opportunities.  The NY3Rs is offering the following online courses covering Google and Marketing.

Marketing Your Library Services Using Social Networking Tools

Date: June 18, 2012
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Contact: Min Liu, minliu@lilrc.org

Cost: $10 – LILRC & other NY3Rs Member

Utilizing social networks to create a library presence can help bring your library services to the public. This two-hour online class teaches you how utilizing social software can help you promote library activities and services to connect with your users. The workshop will highlight a variety of social software outlets, such as Flickr, Facebook, Twitter and the latest social networking site. We will discuss the features of social software for library promotion.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

– Describe how joining social networks can help you market your library services

– List the pros and cons of various social networking tools

– Compare and evaluate the different ways that social software is used in a number of libraries

Speaker:  Russell Palmer is the Supervisor of Professional Development at LYRASIS. He writes, teaches, and speaks on a wide range of topics, including resource sharing, information services, collection development, and information literacy. Russell previously worked as Instruction and Outreach Coordinator at Mercer University. He earned his MLIS at Florida State University, and his AB in English at the University of Georgia.

This webinar is intended for: Library staff, library administrators, and marketing staff. This webinar is for new and existing users of social software.

To register, please visit: http://clrc.org/clrc/event-registration-2?action=evregister&event_id=42.

This class is contracted through Lyrasis and is funded by the New York Y3Rs Association, Inc.

 

The Gamut of Google

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Location: Online
Contact: Min Liu, minliu@lilrc.org

Cost: $10 – LILRC & other NY3Rs Members

This two-hour webinar will guide your way through some of the Google applications out there that can enhance your web experience and help you serve patrons more effectively. We’ll explore some of the innovative tools and products Google offers – many of them for free! We’ll explore live Google applications as well as take a peek at some that are in the Google lab.

Speaker: Russell Palmer is the Supervisor of Professional Development at LYRASIS. He writes, teaches, and speaks on a wide range of topics, including resource sharing, information services, collection development, and information literacy. Russell previously worked as Instruction and Outreach Coordinator at Mercer University. He earned his MLIS at Florida State University, and his AB in English at the University of Georgia.

To register, please visit: http://clrc.org/clrc/event-registration-2?action=evregister&event_id=43.

This class is contracted through Lyrasis and is funded by the New York Y3Rs Association, Inc.

 

 

 

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