Open Source

WordPress – PLAN

More and more libraries are looking for a way to make dynamic, easy to edit websites. Many of these libraries turn to powerful content management systems and then find that they have taken on more than they can handle. WordPress has gotten a reputation as a blogging platform, but many are using it for their …

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Practical Open Source Software for Libraries (Online) (NEFLIN)

Tuesday, August 9, 2:00 – 3:30 pm on your DESKTOP The library community is abuzz about open source software.  Open source usually refers to an application whose source code is made available for use or modification as users see fit. Make sense? Probably not!  Would it help if you knew that open source is not …

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What’s New in Drupal 7 (Orange Park) (NEFLIN)

This half day workshop will showcase new features of Drupal 7. Both experienced Drupal users and newbies will learn what new features and technology is part of Drupal 7. Features such as administrative overlays, customizable administrative toolbars, fields everywhere, automated module updates, theming improvements, and the new database layer are among the topics that will …

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Introduction to Drupal for Librarians (Orange Park) (NEFLIN)

This half-day workshop introduces users to the Drupal (Drupal.org) content management system. Students will learn what Drupal is, how it can help their organization, and examples of sites built using Drupal. Basic concepts of Drupal that will be introduced include user administration, taxonomy, content administration, and theming. By the end of the workshop users can …

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Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data (Lee Co.)

Nicole C. Engard, editor of “Library Mashups: Exploring new ways to deliver library data”, will explain what mashups are, how they can be used and share examples from libraries around the world. Attendees will learn what tools to use to mash up library data with content from the web to reach more patrons. Examples include …

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Word Press (in Key West)

This workshop will include the following: What is a blog and how does it work? Sign up for WordPress. Write a post. Add extras to posts (categories, keywords). Backend stuff (customization); comments, search engines, spam, profile. Write an About page. Administrative tasks (approve comments, remove spam) Register Here

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries (Charlotte Co.)

The library community is a buzz about open source software. Open source usually refers to an application whose source code is made available for use or modification as users see fit. Make sense? Probably not! Would it help if you knew that open source is not just about programming, but about following a philosophy? Still …

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Open Access Scholarly Publications: An Overview – ONLINE – SWFLN

Open access resources create access points for scholarly articles and other research materials offered free online. Some scholarly resources that have traditionally been available as published print scholarly journals are now available online for free! The success of the World Wide Web as a low cost way for scholars to share their work has also …

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