Know & Go: Documenting Library Work: Lessons We Can Learn from Technical Writers
While most of us know that documentation is crucial to continuity and sustainability of processes in library work, it's still a very easy thing to mentally set aside for a "slow period" that never comes, or write off altogether as too hard. Lessons from the field of technical writing can help us prioritize these important tasks. Though most librarians are not trained technical writers, we can incorporate key tips from technical writers into our work to make our documentation creation easier and more useful.
- Identify the steps in the technical writing process.
- Understand how technical writing principles can be applied to library work.
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:
- It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
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This course consists of a one 1-hour session.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST