Using Drupal to Build Library Websites
- Functional knowledge of Drupal
- Ability to build basic websites
- Experience in developing a fully-functional Drupal website
- Knowledge of resources for expanding the functionality of a Drupal-based library website
Ken Varnum has been the Web Systems Manager at the University of Michigan Library since 2007, a position that involves all aspects of the libraries’ websites. In his 17 years working as a technology librarian, he has served in a variety of libraries, including a small special library at the Open Media Research Institute in Prague, a large corporate library at Ford Motor Company, and a small academic library at Tufts University. He received his MLIS from the University of Michigan and a Master’s of Russian and East European Studies. Prior to his postgraduate education, he received a BA from Grinnell College. His research interests include open source software, discovery environments, and personalized information delivery systems. Ken can be found on the web athttp://www.varnum.org/ and on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus under the username varnum. He writes occasionally about technologies and libraries on his blog, RSS4Lib.
How to Register
Registration for this ALA Editions facilitated eCourse, which begins onOctober 7, 2013, can be purchased at the ALA Store.
Participants in this course will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection for online message board participation, viewing online video, listening to streaming audio (MP3 files), and downloading and viewing PDF and PowerPoint files.
Registration for this course is $250.00