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Library Talks: Free, Safe and Legal--Using Images on and off the Web

Event Type: Continuing Education
Date: 8/21/2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Description:
 Finding online images to use is a breeze… or is it? While a quick web search for photos or clip art may seem easy enough, there are many pitfalls an informed library professional must know to avoid. Copyright, file type, file size, and how to use images online and in print are all considerations to navigate as you create eye-catching and informative communications.

If you’d like to become more efficient and competent with your use of images at work, you are invited to join Sharon Barnes, SCKLS technology consultant, for this valuable and hands-on session. Discover tools and resources to find and use images on your library website, social media posts and printed materials. Review copyright laws as they apply to images to build confidence that you are using them correctly and legally. Practice searching, selecting and inserting or embedding images for use online and in print.

In this engaging session, you will learn to:
• Understand copyright basics
• Use search techniques and resources to select effective images
• Choose appropriate image file type and resolution for a specific use
• Insert and arrange images in documents for print
• Upload or embed images in WordPress and set display options

Are you responsible for producing print or online promotional documents for your library? Do you edit your library's website? Do you manage social media posts for your library? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you won’t want to miss this valuable and relevant training. Join us!

Registration is limited to 12 participants. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Light refreshments will be provided compliments of SCKLS. The event will be held in the SCKLS building located at 321 North Main Street in South Hutchinson.


Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: 8/15/2019 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
 Registration is open only to SCKLS member libraries' staff and board members.
Contact: Katherine Hughes
Contact Number: 800-234-0529 ext 149
Presenter: Sharon Barnes
Status: Closed


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