An Infopeople online course, July 17, 2012 to August 13, 2012
Do you see the term "cloud computing" virtually everywhere but wonder what it means and whether it is something important for your library? Roy Tennant, well known for explaining technical topics simply and understandably, will lead you through an exploration of cloud computing starting with the basics and moving on to the implications for libraries. By the end of the course you will know:
• The meaning of various cloud computing terms
• The different types of cloud computing services, consumer and enterprise
• Criteria for evaluating the various cloud computing services
• Specific examples of how libraries are currently using cloud computing services
Fee: $75 for those in the California library community and Infopeople Partners, $150 for all others.
For a complete course description and to register go to http://infopeople.org/training/lib_services_cloud