"Collection Development: Collecting and Selecting Internet
Resources for Electronic Libraries" November 17. 2000 12-2 EDT (11-1
CST) Web-based Workshop w/ Live Online Meeting
Diane K. Kovacs
diane at kovacs.com
Thu Oct 19 17:48:32 EDT 2000
Collection Development: Collecting and Selecting Internet Resources
for Electronic Libraries
November 17. 2000 12-2 EDT (11-1 CST) Web-based Workshop w/ Live
Live Online Lecture:
Collecting and Selecting Internet Resources for Electronic Libraries
Why create e-library collections?
Definition of Web-based e-library;
Print and Electronic Works Cited in this Workshop:
Preliminary planning for the Web-based e-library
Developing a Collection Plan for the Web-based e-library
Selection Criteria for Internet Resources for Electronic Libraries
Checklist for Electronic Libraries Collection Maintenance
Identifying and Collecting Internet Resources
Electronic Library Collection Development Tools Webliography
Evaluating Internet Resources for Electronic Libraries
Web-Based Learning Activities
Activity 1. Developing a Collection Development Plan for Web-based
Information Resources for
E- Library Collections
Activity 2. How and Where to Collect Web-Based Information Resources
Activity 3. Evaluating the Quality of Web-based Information Resources
Activity 4. Selecting Resources for your Web-Based E-Library (based
on Activities 1-3)
In this hands-on workshop participants will learn to create a
collection development plan for Web-based information resources for
Students will be required to login and use the online conferencing
system for ten minutes at least 1 day before connecting to the class
sessions. Plan on at least one to one and one half hours for each
online activity for a total of 4-6 hrs of hands-on work. Scheduled
online live lecture, discussion and overview time is 2 hrs.
Each hands-on activity will step participants through creating first
a collection plan, a collection strategy and how to use the
collecting tools (search engines, directories, other people's
e-libraries), evaluating the resources located and collected and
finally selecting which resources will be included in their e-library.
Participants may chose to work with any type of subject e-library
that they are interested in. Participants may choose to purchase the
instructor's book Building Electronic Library Collections: The
Essential Guide to Selection Criteria and Core Collections but it is
More information at http://www.kovacs.com/training.html
This workshop is intended for people want to learn to more
efficiently collect and organize information resource from the Web
for use in e-library collections of all sizes and subject
Participants should know how to use e-mail. The Instructors will
assist participants to use Netscape or Internet Explorer 4.5 or
higher to participate in the real-time class and to interact with the
Live online November 17. 2000 12-2 EDT (11-1 CST)
Schedule Arrangements for other small groups (minimum of 3 people)
may be made on an individual basis
by contacting the instructor. You may also take this workshop with
e-mail only discussion with the instructor.
Registration and Tuition
Class size is limited to 15 people in each scheduled date.
Arrangements for additional online live sessions will be made if
there are additional registrations.
Includes free access to "Advanced Web Searching Tips and Techniques"
and "Evaluating Internet Information"
All materials will be online on interactive Web pages. Color printed
packets will be priority mailed to each registered participant.
Mechanisms for Instruction
Participants will interact through e-mail with the instructors before
and after the workshops.
Participants will meet live online for overview and discussion.
Participants will complete hands-on Web-based activities at
their own pace after scheduled online live meeting with the guidance
and in consultation with the instructor.
Instructors will provide free training on using the Diversity
University MOO facility for real-time
communication. Participants will connect to http://www.du.org:8888 for
real-time instruction. Logins and passwords will be provided on
request after registration. Java enabled Netscape or Internet
Explorer 4.0 or higher are required.
Instructor Diane K. Kovacs, Kovacs Consulting diane at kovacs.com
Diane K. Kovacs - Kovacs Consulting Internet & World Wide Web Training
_How to Find Medical Information on the Internet: A Print and Online
Tutorial for the Health Care Professional and Consumer_ (2000) by
Diane K. Kovacs and Ann Carlson.Published by Library Solutions Press.
February 2000 http://www.library-solutions.com/medinfo.html
More information about the Web4lib