[ASC-list] The platypus and the whizzywig: A masterclass on the strange beasts of New Holland and the social media world

Laura Miles editor at asc.asn.au
Tue Oct 12 00:09:46 UTC 2010


A reminder to book your place for next week's social media workshop and rare
books tour...


*The platypus and the whizzywig: A masterclass on the strange beasts of New
> Holland and the social media world
> Tuesday 19 October 4.00 – 6.30 pm, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
> *
>
> Join James Hutson, ASC Webmaster and Des Cowley, Rare Printed Collections
> Manager at the State Library of Victoria for a special masterclass on social
> media techniques followed by a viewing of some treasures from the Library's
> Rare Books Collection.
>
> Find out about the kangaroo, platypus, banksias and other fauna and flora
> discovered by the first explorers to Australia, and how these mysterious
> creatures shook the 18thcentury worldview.  Des Cowley has more than twenty
> years’ experience working with the Library's Rare Books Collection, which
> comprises over 100,000 items.
>
> ASC web expert James Hutson is an experienced graphic designer and internet
> maven. Join James on a taster tour to get started on Wordpress, Twitter for
> business, NINGs, LinkedIn, and WYSIWYGs (What You See Is What You Get text
> editors for websites).
>
> This special ASC event in partnership with the State Library of Victoria is
> FREE for ASC members, $25 for non-members.  Non-members join ASC today to
> get a free place at this event, see: www.asc.asn.au/join for details.
>
> Places are limited to 15 so book early by e-mailing Laura Miles, ASC
> Victoria Vice-President, editor at asc.asn.au
>
>
> --
Laura Miles
Editor, Australian Science Communicators / Executive Director, Museums
Australia (Victoria)
E-mail: editor at asc.asn.au / exec at mavic.asn.au
Tel: 03 8341 7344
Mob: 04 3269 2583
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