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Advance Your Education or Career with LIS Workshops

Posted May. 30, 2012

The School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University offers a robust schedule of workshops that will benefit students AND professionals in libraries, museums and other cultural and information organizations.

Join us on Wednesday, June 6, at noon (Eastern time) for a free online open house to find out what's being offered this summer and fall. Plus, learn how to register and how workshops can help you advance your career or enhance your education.

Presenters: Rhonda Filipan, SLIS academic program coordinator; Don A. Wicks, Ph.D., SLIS interim director; and Lorelei Hoover, current M.L.I.S. student

Follow the link below to view the webinar. (After the live presentation, the webinar will be archived at the same URL.)

http://w-slis-stream.slis.kent.edu/KSU/Viewer/?peid=a9d5fcd6c73e4dd2bfedbc6ae3cf80a7

During the open house, you may submit questions by clicking on the “word bubble” icon at the bottom of your screen. The presenters will answer your questions  “live” during the session, as time permits.

(Note: If you do not already have Silverlight on your computer, you may need to download it in order to view the presentation. It's free at http://www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/Get-Started/Install/Default.aspx/.)

For more information on SLIS workshops, visit http://www.kent.edu/slis/programs/workshops.cfm.

Among the current offerings are:

·         DATABASE DESIGN/APPLICATIONS

·         GENEALOGY AND LOCAL HISTORY RESEARCH METHODS

·         TIPS/TRICKS FOR SEARCHING ONLINE DATABASES

·         DESIGNING SUCCESSFUL GRANT PROJECTS

·         WRITING AND DEVELOPING AN EXHIBIT SCRIPT

·         PRACTICAL PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATION TOOLS FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIANS

·         VIDEO GAMES IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

·         And more!