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Library seminars at University of Texas

From: David T. Terry <gldt>
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 1995
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin

Continuing Education Seminars (5)
Update March 6, 1995

All will be in Austin, Texas, at the Joe C. Thompson Conference Center.

1)  Friday, March 24, 1995, one-day seminar, "Inside the Library PC."
Fee is $50 ($45 group rate).  Speaker is Tom Ardis, president of
Computexas, a computer manufacturer based in Austin, Texas.

This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate PC user.  No
technical background or experience is required.  Advanced users and
those responsible for specifying and buying library PCs may also want to
enroll. All participants will get a complete overview and update on
current practices in the selection and use of library PCs.  Topics
covered will include:  DOS & Windows in the Library; PC Chassis; Cases &
Power Supplies; Microprocessors; Bus Requirements; Input & Storage
Devices; Monitors & Video Adapters; Printers; Modems & Network Adapters;
CD-ROM, Sound & Video; Maintaining & Upgrading Library PCs; and Internet
Access.

2)  (Note: The fee for this seminar was previously misquoted...) Friday,
April 28, 1995, one-day seminar, "Internet Servers:  Building a Gas
Station on the Information Superhighway."  Fee is $65 ($60 group rate).
Speaker is Kevin Marsh, executive director of Information Access
Institute.

This seminar will address the justification, creation, organization, and
administration of an Internet Server.  Specific topics will include:
Why serve on the Internet; How to connect to the Internet; What hardware
and software is required; What kinds of information can be provided;
Which protocols are best for different kinds of access; How to configure
the system for subject-based searching; and Where to obtain software and
additional information.  Information professionals in libraries,
archives or museums interested in providing public Internet access to
their collections are encouraged to attend.

3)  Wednesday, June 28, 1995, one-day seminar, "Advanced Online
Cataloging with the Integrated MARC Format, Internet, ...".  Fee is $55.
The speaker is Dr. Joanna Fountain, head of technical services at Austin
Independent School District and instructor at The University of Texas at
Austin, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. (Program not
available to me at this time.)

4)  Thursday, June 29, 1995, updated one-day seminar,"Global Library
Update: Reference and the Internet."  Fee is $55.  The speaker is Mary
Lynn Rice-Lively , doctoral fellow and instructor at The University of
Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

The workshop will be an update on providing reference services on and
from the Internet.  This will include powerful new Internet tools, web
browsers (including Netscape and Mosaic), and information on
alternatives for Internet access (including SLIP and ISDN).  Knowledge
of the use of basic Internet tools is recommended.  The workshop will be
particularly useful to those with an interest in integrating use of the
Internet into reference and information services.

5)  Friday, June 30, 1995, one-day seminar, "Teaching the Internet: What
to Teach and How to Plan."  Fee is $55.  Speaker is Mary Lynn
Rice-Lively, doctoral fellow and instructor at UT Austin, GSLIS.
(Program not available to me at this time.)

Group rate applies for 3 or more participants from the same organization
or association who register (mail, phone, or fax their forms) together.

For more information, contact me at 512-471-8806, Fax: 512-471-3971,
email gldt [at] utxdp__dp__utexas__edu

David Terry
Continuing Education
GSLIS
SZB 564 / MC D7000
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX  78712-1276

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