Social Software in Libraries

Course Description
Course Type: 

Blogs, wikis, instant messaging, social bookmarking, RSS feeds . . . all of these are included in the phrase "social software." Use this opportunity to get your hands on these services, play with them, and consider their possible uses within your libraries.

Learning Objectives: 
  • To examine and evaluate:
    • Blogs
    • RSS
    • Wikis
    • Instant messaging
    • Social bookmarking
  • To consider library implementations
  • To demonstrate the use of each service
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites: 
None
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
No homework; class work is expected to be done.
Session Duration: 
This is a full-day course.
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
5.5
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$240.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$265.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$360.00
Non-member Fee: 
$385.00
Scheduled Dates