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: 
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • Homework required for first three days; none on the last day
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of four 2-hour sessions.
Continuing Education Credit
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