LITA Spring 2017 Web Courses

lita: empowering libraries through technology

We’re excited to announce two new LITA web courses for this spring. You can choose between:

Beginning Git and GitHub
Project Management for Success

Register here, courses are listed by date and you need to log in.

Here are the details.

Beginning Git and GitHubgit logo
Instructors: Kate Bronstad, Web Developer, Tufts University Libraries; and Heather Klish, Systems Librarian, Tufts University Libraries.
May 4 – June 1, 2017

GitHub logoWork smarter, collaborate faster and share code or other files with the library community using the popular version control system Git. Featuring a mix of git fundamentals and hands-on exercises, participants learn the basics of Git, learn how to use key commands, and how to use GitHub to their advantage, including sharing their own work and building upon the projects of others.

Details here and Registration here.

Tools logo graphicProject Management for Success
Instructor: Gina Minks, Principal, Gina Minks Consulting, LLC
May 16 – June 6, 2017

A solid background in the fundamentals of project management will increase the success of any project. This course presents the basics of the Project Managment Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) with practical experience to provide the individual with the tools to create a successful project plan. The course is structured as a lecture with hands on components throughout the class with an emphasis on the use of open source technology to manage the project. Class includes a basic introduction to both Trello and Asana.

Details here and Registration here.

These are both blended format web courses:

The courses will be delivered as 4 or 5 separate live webinar lectures, one per week. You do not have to attend the live lectures in order to participate. The webinars will be recorded and distributed through the web course platform, Moodle will be used for asynchronous participation. The web courses space will also contain the exercises and discussions for the course.

And don’t miss the other upcoming LITA continuing education offerings by checking the Online Learning web page.

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the course, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty,