Computer based online training in the library

Cate V. McNeely wrtites : \"Check out: The Richmond Review (2/3rds down
on page)
for an article on a new collaboration between the
award-winning Richmond
Public Library (B.C.) and FirstClass Systems to provide
Computer based
online training to library customers. It is a partnership
that provides a
great service to visitors to the Library\'s web site and
also generates
revenue for both organizations.

\"The purpose is
to give people other options in learning, said librarian
Shelley Civkin.

“We’re saying to people you don’t just have to study in
the classroom, you can take courses from home, from
anywhere,” said Civkin.

FirstClass usually provides educational software to
large corporations but approached the Richmond
library because “they heard that we are innovative,”
Civkin said. \"
Also in the news from Richmond:


Comedian Ryan Stiles, who is the star of the hit
television shows The Drew Carey Show and Whose
Line Is It Anyway? is from Richmond!

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