20 January 2009

Workshop - Google's Cool Research & Collaboration Tools

Date: Friday, March 6, 2009
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Place: Guilderland Public Library
Presenter: Carol LaRow
Cost: $85 for NYLA members, $120 for non-members

In this NYLA Institute, discover Google’s free online tools for research & learning presented by a “Google Certified Teacher.” This workshop will teach participants how to customize an iGoogle start page, customize news, search news archives by timeline, receive various alerts, create & share online booklists, locate books in libraries by zip code, collaborate online with colleagues or students, participate in real-time editing with Google Docs, and use gadgets to discover global information. Participants will also learn tools that will enhance the library, personal productivity or curriculum.

Google Maps, Picasa, Notebook, Scholar, Reader, contextual navigation, translator, Google Earth and Google Sky will also be discussed. By the end of the program participants will be empowered to bring specific technology integration ideas back to their libraries.
The registration deadline is February 20. Full program information and online registration is available here.

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