Geeks Bearing Gifts Class in Houston, TX, April 25, 2008
The Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends class will be offered at the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library in Houston, TX on April 25, 2008 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm.
This class is intended to provide a fun, fast-paced, and informative introduction to and update on today’s hottest technology trends. Program participants will be able to identify technology trends and they will understand how these trends will impact or can be integrated into traditional library services. Content will be presented with a “can-do” focus intended to encourage participants to investigate at least one technology for implementation in their institution. Course structure will include brief vignettes and demonstrations of a wide variety of technologies. Some of the topics to be covered include instant messaging, podcasting, blogs and wikis, social networking sites, collaboration software, and more.
A full description is available at: http://nnlm.gov/training/geekgifts/
To register for the class:
The registration deadline is April 21, 2008. Please contact Shikun (“KK”) Jiang if you have any questions.