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Drupal for Libraries 05/28/09

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Drupal for libraries instruction.

Drupal for libraries instruction.

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    • 1.  
    • 2. Who is this guy anyway?
      • Adult Services Librarian, Skokie Public Library
      • Formerly the Adult and Web Services Librarian, Franklin Park Public Library
      • Designed Franklin Park Public Library’s website using Drupal
      • Designed Library Production Studio’s website using Drupal
      • Part of the design team for the Skokie Business Portal website using Drupal
      • Helped a few libraries get started with Drupal
    • 3. Content Management Systems (Framework)
      • Drupal
      • Wordpress
      • Joomla
      • Plone
      • Mambo
      • Etc.
    • 4. Why Drupal?
      • Free – Open Source – Evolving
      • Menus
      • User permissions
        • Empower everybody/Spread the responsibility
      • Themes
      • Comments
      • RSS
      • Integration of blogs
      • Fluid front page
      • User profiles
    • 5. So, is it easy?
    • 6. Famous Drupal sites
    • 7. A few local libraries using Drupal
    • 8. And a few more
    • 9. How it works
    • 10. What we will go over
        • Language
        • Getting Started
        • Themes
        • Modules
          • Concentrating on CCK and Views
        • User permissions
        • Blocks
        • Menus
    • 11. Drupalese
      • Blocks
      • Themes
      • Core
      • Modules
      • Taxonomy
      • Weight
      • Node
      • Path
      • Page/Story/Content Type
      • Drupal 6
    • 12. Basic configurations
      • Site Name
      • Email address
      • Slogan
      • Mission
      • Date and Time
      • Clean URLs
      • Offline?
        • Remember /user to log in again
    • 13. Themes Drupal Theme Page
    • 14. Settings for your theme
      • Global Settings (pay attention to tabs)
      • Display post
      • Toggle Display
      • Color Scheme
      • Logo
      • Favicon
      • Switching Themes
    • 15. But I want my own theme
      • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
    • 16. Firefox/Firebug are your friends
    • 17. Zen “ Zen is the ultimate starting theme for Drupal.” http://drupal.org/project/zen
    • 18. Keep in mind
      • CSS vs. Tables
      • Accessibility
        • Per Capita Grants
        • http://groups.drupal.org/node/18595?
        • http://www.ada.gov/websites2_prnt.pdf
    • 19. Modules
      • What are they?
        • Add-ons
        • Add capabilities
        • Awesome!
    • 20. Core Modules
      • Blogs
      • Profiles
      • Page/Story
      • Menu
      • Blocks
      • Taxonomy
      • Path
    • 21. Contributed Modules
      • Which ones to use ?
        • Releases
        • Issues
      Image by John Forsythe http://blamcast.net/articles/drupal-modules-word-cloud
    • 22. Content Construction Kit (CCK) and Views Modules
    • 23. CCK
      • Create content types
        • Youth programs
        • Teen programs
        • Adult programs
        • Databases
        • Blogs
        • Recommended websites
    • 24. Views
      • Lists, lists, and more lists
        • All programs, youth programs, adult programs, repeating programs, etc.
        • Blocks
        • Calendar
        • A particular user’s posts
        • Image Galleries
        • Slideshows
        • Ratings
    • 25. Hard to picture?
    • 26. Taxonomy
    • 27. A few cool modules
      • Pathauto
      • SOPAC
      • Web Form
      • Sign up
      • Date and Date API
      • Calendar
      • Image Field and Image API
      • Image Cache
      • Scheduler
      • Text Size
      • Five Star and Vote API
      • Printer Friendly
      • WYSIWYG API
      • FCKeditor
      • Image Assist
      • CAPTCHA
      • Panels
      • Content Template
      • Nice Menus
      • Administration Menu
      • Google Analytics
      • Link
    • 28. User Permissions: divide and conquer
    • 29. Blocks
      • Where
        • Sidebars
        • Header
        • Footer
        • Content
        • Depends on Theme
        • Use your CSS
      • Configure
    • 30. Menus
      • Primary, Secondary, and Navigation
      • Settings
      • While creating content
      • Weight
      • Contextual Menus
      • Nice Menus Module
      • DHTML Menu
    • 31. Basic options for content
      • Split summary
      • Input format
      • Revision information
      • Comment settings
      • File attachments
      • URL path settings
      • Authoring information
      • Publishing options
    • 32. Good online resources
      • Learn by the Drop http://learnbythedrop.com/
      • Drupal4lib Listserv http://listserv.uic.edu/archives/drupal4lib.html
      • GotDrupal.com? http://gotdrupal.com/
      • Drupalib- Drupal for Libraries http://drupalib.interoperating.info/
      • Drupal Dojo http://drupaldojo.com/
      • Getting Started http://drupal.org/getting-started/6
      • Drupal Handbooks http://drupal.org/handbooks
      • Support http://drupal.org/forum
      • Library Drupal Group http://groups.drupal.org/libraries
      • Lullabot http://www.lullabot.com/
    • 33. A few books on Drupal
    • 34. Local groups
      • NSLS, DLS, PALS Web Services CoP
        • June 15 th 10-12 at the Oak Park Public Library
      • ALA Drupal4Lib BoF
        • ALA 2009 … still working out the time
    • 35. Please feel free to contact me @ [email_address] http://twitter.com/mickjacobsen

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