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Technology and Proposal Writing Classes in Lubbock, Texas

The Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends and the Grants and Proposal Writing classes will be offered at the University Library at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX on October 12, 2007.

Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends
Date: October 12, 2007
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 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 in 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.
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Grants and Proposal Writing
Date: October 12, 2007
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the grant writing process will be addressed, including: documenting the need; identifying the target population; writing measurable objectives; developing a work plan, an evaluation plan and dissemination plan. A full description is available at:

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All classes are free of charge and open to anyone.

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