Code for Librarians: HTML & CSS

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020*
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
Trainer: Jeremy Hall, Bard College
*Snow date: February 13, 2020

This workshop will teach attendees HTML and CSS coding while offering practical experience applying it in real world situations. You will learn how to code simple webpages using style tags and how basic coding can enhance and customize content in LibGuides. The workshop has been developed for people who work in libraries and who have little to no experience with HTML. In this course, we will provide hands-on, practical training. 

Outcomes
Attendees will:

  • Learn basic coding skills for HTML and CSS
  • Apply HTML/CSS coding within the LibGuides CMS environment

Goals
Attendees will be able to:

  • Edit and adapt HTML/CSS code
  • Build basic webpages
  • Customize and enhance LibGuides content
  • Troubleshoot website issues and better communicate with technology partners at their institutions

About the instructor:
Jeremy Hall, B.A., Bard College; M.A., The New School; M.S., SUNY Buffalo, is the Research, Education, and Digital Scholarship Librarian & Visiting Lecturer at Bard College. Jeremy’s teaching interests include multiple literacies and the future of information. At Bard College, he conducts library instruction, reference, helps coordinate media technology for the library, and administers Digital Commons, an online repository of student theses and other scholarly material. Jeremy teaches "Digital Literacies & Scholarship" as a visiting lecturer, and has taught courses on computer systems and applications, web page and new media design, and cyber art. Past presentations include New York State’s Historical Association Annual Conference, NYLA and SENY-Con. Jeremy also served 6 years on Southeatern’s Digital Advisory Committee.

This class is appropriate for staff at all library types.
Cost of the event: $25 for members, $40 for non-members.
All participants will receive a certificate of completion for CE credits.

Register Here

This is the first half of a full day of technology-related workshops! We invite you to stay for the Information Technology Special Interest Group meeting at 1pm - registration is here.