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Online Virtual Reference Seminar Opportunity

From ACRL's E-Learning center: Virtual Reference Competencies: Acquire and Improve Technical Skills and Knowledge, Oct. 1-20, 2007. This online seminar is a primarily asynchronous seminar, allowing you to work through course material at times convenient throughout the three weeks of scheduled course time. You may also choose to schedule online chat time with the teacher, as you feel necessary. Specific material and learning activities will be covered during each week of the course.

The seminar will be led by Diane Kovacs of Kovacs Consulting. Diane has been teaching virtual reference related concepts and skills online and in-person for more than 14 years. She is the author of The Virtual Reference Handbook: Interview and Information Delivery Techniques for the Chat and E-Mail Environments, Neal-Schuman Publishers (2007) published concurrently in the United Kingdom by Facet Publishers (2007).

Check out the ACRL E-Learning website: http://www.acrl.org/ala/acrl/acrlproftools/ALA_print_layout_1_411240_411240.cfm for more information including course learning outcomes and fees.

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