Tech Topics: Quick and Easy Open Source Software

Course Description
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Open source software is getting more and more press . . . and for good reason. But, unless you're "in the know," you may not know where to start. Start Here! ;-)

We'll talk about what open source software is and isn't and, in a practical way, discuss specific software you could download, install, and use within minutes!

This series, Tech Topics, is primarily lecture-based and introduces library staff to technologies that may impact libraries and library services.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Define open source software
  • Discuss 2 reasons to use and 2 reasons not to use open source software
  • Choose one software to install and use
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites: 
None
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
2
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$105.00
Non-member Fee: 
$130.00
Scheduled Dates