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815 google calendar

  1. 1. Google Calendar A bridge to creating, viewing and sharing your professional and personal schedule of events
  2. 2. In order to access it go to: <ul><li>Go to your Gmail account and click on calendar in the upper left hand corner. </li></ul><ul><li>Or simply go to www.google.com/calendar. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>It can be used to post the library’s hours in Public or Academic Libraries… </li></ul>
  4. 4. Screenshot of Engineering Lib hours
  5. 5. <ul><li>- or to post Children’s and Adults’ events at the Public Library… </li></ul>
  6. 6. Franklin Public Library
  7. 7. <ul><li>Library Staff can use it to organize both their professional and personal calendar. </li></ul><ul><li>Library Patrons can view it and quickly discover the Library’s hours or events. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Please check out my Jing! Screencast on Google Calendar <ul><li>Demonstration </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advantages <ul><li>Easy to maintain and search </li></ul><ul><li>Can be synched or shared </li></ul><ul><li>FREE! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Disadvantages <ul><li>May not look professional enough </li></ul><ul><li>Not the same level of tech support available (as there would be with one of this software’s competitors, Microsoft Outlook) </li></ul>
  11. 11. I would choose Google Calendar… <ul><li>For organizing my own personal or professional events. </li></ul><ul><li>I would agree with the library using it to post library hours, not necessarily events. </li></ul>
  12. 12. References <ul><li>Franklin park public library district's website. (2011, June 20). Retrieved from http://www.franklinparklibrary.org/calendar_of_events </li></ul><ul><li>University of colorado at boulder- engineering library. (2011, June 20). Retrieved from http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/engineering/hours.htm </li></ul>

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