Innovative skills and techniques in the library
Information skills are about more than just searching and finding. New media applications make it possible to do much more with information than before. Get acquainted with various state-of-the-art information applications to be used during your daily work in the library.
This course is intended for modern library staff and information specialists who would like to learn new skills and offer the newest tools and applications to improve information services.
During this 1 day workshop our lecturer will guide you through the course material in an interactive and practical way to ensure that you not only get the required knowledge and insight but develop your skills as well.
To get the best result out of the course we strongly recommend that you bring your own device to the course.
After the course you will be introduced to a number of new media applications and you will have insight into when and how to use them in a library environment.
The ‘Innovative skills and techniques in the library’ course covers the following topics:
- sharing information in real-time (e.g. Google Hangouts, Periscope)
- visualization of information (infographics)
- new ways of presenting (e.g. Instagram Live, Facebook live)
- new ways of communicating (e.g. chatbots)
- virtual reality
- augmented reality
- geo-based applications
- trending innovative developments (e.g. fake news, click bait)