Productivity in the Clouds: An Introduction to Cloud Computing Tools

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



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In this two-hour live online class, we will explore cloud computing solutions for streamlining workflow and collaboration in libraries. We will begin by defining cloud computing, and then students will examine the different types of cloud computing solutions available. The pros and cons of cloud computing tools will be explored, followed by a demonstration of how a variety of free or low cost cloud computing solutions can be implemented to accomplish a range of tasks in our libraries.

After this class, students will be able to:

  • Define cloud computing
  • Understand the different types of cloud computing tools
  • Apply cloud computing tools in order to accomplish tasks collaboratively in libraries

Originally broadcast May 21, 2014. 

Biography ~ Russell Palmer

Russell Palmer is the Supervisor of Professional Development at LYRASIS. He writes, teaches, and speaks on a wide range of topics, including resource sharing, reference and information services, collection development and information literacy. Russell previously worked as Instruction and Outreach Coordinator at Mercer University. Russell has been invited to speak at state, regional, national, and international conferences, including LOEX, LOEX of the West, and the Reference Renaissance. He earned his MLIS at Florida State University, and his AB in English at the University of Georgia.