Tuesday, June 21st, 2005 at Laguardia Community
9 A.M. - 1 P.M. (Coffee & Registration begins at 8:30 A.M.)
This hands-on course focuses on the advanced search features of web search engines and the cutting edge of searching. Participants will use various search engines, compare the features and utility of each and develop search strategies that will increase the precision and scope of their searching. The students will have discussions, exercises and view short presentations as a part of the class. The class includes: discussions of web search engines, indexes and hybrids of the two, commercialism and how it influences searching, finding current events information with search engines, specialized databases for special needs and topics suggested by the participants.
At the end of the class participants will be able to:
Denise O'Shea is the Technology Programs Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region located at the New York Academy of Medicine. Within our region, she provides consultation for network members on technology issues, including Internet connectivity, website development and security.
Approved for 4 MLA CE credits
LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Directions and map:
<< http://www.lagcc.cuny.edu/admission/visit_laguardia.aspx >>
Enter the library from Thompson Ave through main entrance of E Building, bear left and follow the hallway to the atrium; the library entrance is in the atrium.
LaGuardia Commuter Corporation garage is located 3-4 blocks from the college at 3111 Thompson Ave; flat fee $9.00
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2005
Fee: $45.00 MLA Members, $55.00 Non-members
Please make check payable
to NY/NJ Chapter of MLA and mail to:
St. Francis Hospital
100 Port Washington Blvd.
Roslyn, NY 11576
Questions? Please contact :
Daniel Carroll Payson Medical Library
North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
Telephone: 516-562-4080 (after 1 pm)