Introduction to Drupal for Libraries (online class)

Stacy Pober stacy.pober at MANHATTAN.EDU
Tue Oct 15 16:37:29 EDT 2013

Has anyone on the list taken this course?  I'm thinking about taking it,
and would like feedback/reviews from previous students.

Please reply privately to: stacy.pober at

On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Rory Litwin <rlitwin at> wrote:

> Introduction to Drupal for Libraries
> Instructor: Cody Hennesy
> Dates: November 1-28, 2013
> Credits: 1.5 CEUs
> Price: $175
> There is a robust and growing community of libraries using Drupal, the
> open source content management platform, to create and manage library
> websites and services. In this 4-week course you will build a Drupal site
> from the ground up, gaining hands-on experience with Drupal core tools and
> concepts. We will pay special attention to Drupal features as they relate
> to the specific organizational needs of libraries and library web services.
> This is an introductory level course, and though familiarity with HTML and
> CSS will be helpful, they are not required. Each student will get a free
> development account with a cloud-based Drupal service and will have
> continued access to their course website after the course finishes.
> Learning outcomes:
> * Ability to build a website in Drupal 7.
> * Hands-on experience using Drupal core features: fields, nodes, modules,
> blocks, menus, users, and themes.
> * Knowledge of Drupal in the context of designing and managing library
> websites.
> Cody Hennesy is the E-Learning Librarian at the University of California,
> Berkeley, where he focuses on the intersection of the library, technology
> and learning. He has coded a variety of academic library sites and tools
> and recently developed the front-end for the online resource, Alternatives
> in Print: A Directory of Alternative Publishers and Critical Periodicals -
> Course structure
> This is an online class that is taught asynchronously, meaning that
> participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The
> class does not meet together at any particular times, although the
> instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction
> includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class participation
> is in an online forum environment.
> Payment info
> You can register in this course through the first week of instruction. The
> "Register" button on the website goes to our credit card payment gateway,
> which may be used with personal or institutional credit cards. If your
> institution wants to pay using a purchase order, please contact us to make
> arrangements, at inquiries at
> Library Juice Academy
> P.O. Box 188784
> Sacramento, CA 95818
> Tel. 218-260-6115
> Fax 916-415-5446
> inquiries at
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Stacy Pober
Information Alchemist
Manhattan College Library
Riverdale, NY 10471
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