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Web 2.0: An Overview, 13 June 2007, at Aslib in London

Programme Features
Web 2.0 and social networking have become part of our personal and 
professional culture, seemingly overnight. This one day event will examine 
the story behind Web 2.0 applications, will look at what they do, and will 
consider some of the ramifications for those working in information 
management. The course is designed for those with an interest in 
understanding and using content management applications such as RSS, 
YouTube, Wikis, Flickr, Blogs and Podcasts. No prior experience is needed, 
but familiarity with using the web would be useful. All terms will be 
explained, and the course content will be delivered by presentations, 
demonstrations, discussion and hands-on time. A list of web-based follow-up 
resources will be provided. The programme features are:
-	Background to the Web and Web 2.0
-	Social networking
-	Terminology
-	Innovations associated with Web 2.0 including Wikis, Weblogs, Mashups, 
data syndication, folksonomies and tags
-	Criticisms
-	Relevance to information management
The aim of the course is to provide participants with an understanding of 
what Web 2.0 is, how it is used, and how it could be developed with respect 
to information management.

On completing this course, you will have an understanding of:
-	the background to the Web and Web 2.0
-	Social networking
-	Terminology
-	Innovations associated with Web 2.0 including Wikis, Weblogs, Mashups, 
data syndication, folksonomies and tags
Course Director: Lyn Robinson
Course fee: £260 + VAT (Aslib Corporate Members)/ £325+VAT (Non Members)

To book your place, please visit:  www.aslib.com/training/5/03.html

If you would like more information on Aslib’s courses, please visit: 
www.aslib.com/training.  All our courses are available as onsite events – if 
you would like a quote, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Nicole Adamides, ASLIB Training
The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4PS
Tel: 020 7613 3031	Fax: 020 7613 5080
www.aslib.com/training	Email: [log in to unmask]

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