NY3Rs Presents: Webinar: Tech Topics - Quick and Easy Open Source Software

Speaker Christine Peterson
Christine provides training, support and consulting services for Amigos member libraries in the areas of internet and technology. Prior to joining Amigos, Christine worked for eight years as the automation consultant and then manager for the Continuing Education and Consulting Department of the Texas State Library and Archvies Commission. Before ...

Christine provides training, support and consulting services for Amigos member libraries in the areas of internet and technology. Prior to joining Amigos, Christine worked for eight years as the automation consultant and then manager for the Continuing Education and Consulting Department of the Texas State Library and Archvies Commission. Before that, she was the systems librarian for both San Antonio College and the Florida Institute of Technology. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Full Description

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!

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:
Public service staff in academic and public libraries, as well as beginning librarians.

Registration is open to all METRO & other NY3Rs Members at an 85% reduced rate of $15. Sign up here.

When?

Mon, Jul. 22, 2013
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. US/Eastern

Where?

Online