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NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech - HTML5 & CSS3: Basic Building Blocks of the Web - Online 


Special monthly episodes of NCompass Live! Join the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Amanda Sweet, as she guides us through the world of library-related Pretty Sweet Tech.

HTML and CSS are the basic building blocks of a website. If you have ever seen a paragraph, bulleted list, heading, or image on a website, you have witnessed HTML in action. CSS is what gives a website style, color, layout and design. The menu you use to navigate a website was made possible because of the Cascading Style Sheet, or CSS. It's somewhat of a symbiotic relationship. CSS cannot exist without Hyper Text Markup Language, or HTML. That menu is really just a styled list of links. The magic is revealed!

In this webinar, you will see the basic layout of a website, and watch it come to life from the ground up. I can't promise you will learn all of HTML and CSS in under fifty minutes, but you will find out what's possible with these two basic languages. Consider it a crash course. Here's what you can expect:

  • Gain exposure to HTML and CSS through a demonstration.
  • Learn free tools to practice these skills independently.
  • Learn tips and tricks of "learning how to learn".
  • Access a toolkit to teach HTML and CSS in your library.
If you want to learn more, please check out my upcoming HTML and CSS Web Basics course through the Nebraska Library Commission. As a happy coincidence, the course is set to be done right around the time of this webinar. Happy coding, and I hope you can dial in for Pretty Sweet Tech!

NCompass Live is broadcast live on Wednesdays, from 10am - 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website or use the World Clock Time Zone Converter. In the Time Zone Converter, NCompass Live is broadcast from U.S.A - Nebraska - Lincoln.

The show is recorded for anyone who may want to watch it again or who cannot attend at the scheduled time. Registration is not required to view the archived recordings.

NCompass Live is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. GoToWebinar login instructions are sent to registered attendees after registration for a session has closed. The Registration End date is listed on each session page, but usually closes on the Monday night before the date of the session. Please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones. 

Class Format
Date Time
4/29/2020 10am - 11am  (Central Time)
No Charge
Amanda Sweet
CE Hours
Capacity Available Seats
1000 855
Registration Starts Registration Ends
2/20/2020 4/27/2020
For Further Information Sponsor
Christa Porter
402-471-3107 or 800-307-2665
Nebraska Library Commission
Registration Closed