Friday, February 5, 2010

Online workshops - University of Illinois

The Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, is pleased to offer the following online, non-credit continuing education courses open to all interested library and information professionals.

Four ALA-APA approved Certified Public Library Administrator (CPLA) courses:

Organization and Personnel Management for the Library: February 2 – March 9 Serving Diverse Populations in the Library: February 3 – March 10 Current Issues in Libraries: March 18 – April 22 Fundraising and Grant writing: March 22- May 1

NOTE: Although the first three courses do have online synchronous sessions, arrangements can be made to take the courses asynchronously.

For course descriptions and to register:


Scholarly Writing for the LIS Profession: March 16 – May 4

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to the major genres of scholarly writing primarily through actual writing and editing assignments and discussion of essential elements and approaches to scholarly writing. Topics included are general introduction to scholarly writing and editing, practice with writing abstracts, reviews, editorials, columns and other opinion pieces, reporting the results of case studies, best practices, surveys and focus group research, and writing discipline-focused scholarly articles.

For additional information and to register:

Marianne Steadley

Continuing Professional Development Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of IL

501 E. Daniel St. Champaign IL 61820


Fax: 217/244-3302