Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Upcoming Workshops at METRO

Information and Communication Technology Literacy in the Library

Monday, December 7, 2009, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
At the METRO Training Center, 57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY
$50 members; $40 myMETRO; $75 non-members

Join us for a timely discussion of information and communication technology literacy, the intersection between ICT literacy and information literacy, and the relationship of younger patrons to social media and the information cycle. This workshop offers an overview of ICT literacy in general, and how ICT literacy is related to information literacy efforts among the METRO member populations and beyond. Discuss ideas for incorporating ICT literacy instruction into your library’s programs and services.

Webinar: Introduction to Web 2.0

Thursday, December 10, 2009, 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Online. $25 members; $25 myMETRO members; $50 non-members

In this convenient online workshop, you will learn about web 2.0, what makes it different from web 1.0, and how libraries are integrating web 2.0 into their programs and services. Learn about examples of successful uses of web 2.0 in libraries, develop a strategy for incorporating them into your own library, and access resources for further learning. This webinar is a simple and affordable solution for any library staff member looking to upgrade his or her technology skills and knowledge of technologies used in library work.

Register through our website, or contact METRO directly at training@metro.org or at (212) 228-2320 ext. 19.