Live online course from Amigos

Course DescriptionDo you want to learn how to implement Web technologies in your reference desk? This course explores a variety of online tools, from blogs, wikis, to free chat software and web-based platforms from which you can engage your users at the reference desk. Come learn how to utilize several free online tools in your reference activities.

Learning ObjectivesUpon completion the participant will:

  • Identify free online tools
  • Learn how to use wikis, blogs, online communication platforms at the reference desk
  • Evaluate which tools can be implemented in his/her institution
  • Employ examples via hands on exercises

Target AudienceLibrarians and paraprofessionals willing to learn about online tools in reference.


Homework Expectations and Completion RequirementsThere will be assignments to be completed during class and at home.

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements Live Online System Requirements

ScheduleThis course consists of two 2-hour sessions.

This class is currently scheduled for: October 1 & 8, 2012 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM CDT each day Click on the “Go to Registration” button below to register.



Instructor: Arta Kabashi Instructor: Arta Kabashi – [ E-Mail ] [ Bio ]
Contact Hrs: 4.00 CEUs: 0.40
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: $ 140.00 Non-member Early Bird Fee: $ 210.00
Amigos Member Fee: $ 165.00 Amigos Non-member Fee: $ 235.00
Available On Request