*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, firstname.lastname@example.org