Enhance Your Digital Projects with UK Libraries Spring CreateUK Webinars

Whether you are teaching or learning online, in person or a little of both, enhancing engagement beyond Canvas is possible with CreateUK, a web-hosting service managed by UK Libraries. With popular, built-in open source applications like WordPress, Omeka and Scalar, CreateUK offers faculty and students a platform to connect with course content and projects in new and meaningful ways.

Enhance your digital projects with CreateUK by joining UK Libraries for the 2021 Digital Open Lab webinar series hosted by Digital Humanities Librarian Jennifer Hootman

Sessions will take place via Zoom. Registration is required. Find the webinar for you and register below:

    Getting Started with Your New CreateUK Account
     February 5: 12:00-12:45 pm

Do you have a CreateUK account, but you don't know where to start? Join us for a live, step-by-step walkthrough of browsing, installing and accessing your applications. After this webinar, you'll be ready to delve into your first CreateUK project. 

    WordPress – Developing Your Website
     February 12: 12:00-1:00 pm

With WordPress powering nearly 30% of the web, you may have already chosen it for your next web project. But now what? This live webinar will take you step-by-step through creating and customizing your WordPress site. Join us as we review installing and customizing a theme, creating pages and posts, adding users, and installing plugins.

    WordPress  Creating Your Portfolio
     February 19: 12:00-1:00 pm

Are you interested in using WordPress to create your online professional portfolio, but you're not sure how to get started or make customizations? This live, step-by-step walkthrough will show you how to customize WordPress and pre-made WordPress templates to fit your goals for a professional portfolio. 

    Omeka  Building Your Exhibit
     March 12: 12:00-1:00 pm

Looking to build a digital exhibit and want to learn more about Omeka, a leading platform for sharing digital collections? This live webinar will show you the steps to apply a theme, create a menu, and complete your digital exhibit.

    Scalar – Writing Your Digital Edition
     March 19: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Have a digital writing project but not sure how or where you can develop it? Scalar is the perfect platform for long-form, digital narratives. Join us for this live webinar where we will walk you through how to create long-form narratives using Scalar. By the end of this session, you will know how to add co-authors and create a cover (title page), pages, table of contents and navigation options. 

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