Library Juice Academy

Online Professional Development for Librarians

HTML, CSS and the DOM

Instructor: Jason Bengtson

Dates: Not currently scheduled

Credits: 1.5 CEUs

Price: $175

Have you ever wanted to build web sites and apps? Were you intimidated by the parade of acronyms describing web technologies? This course covers the fundamentals of web design. Students will learn the basics of HTML, and CSS. Students will also learn how to make those technologies work together as part of a complete Document Object Model, to build well-structured and visually exciting web sites. Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Create correctly formatted webpages that respond in simple ways to user actions
  • Explain and exploit the place of HTML, CSS in the Document Object Model
  • Control the appearance of multiple web pages using a single CSS file
  • Use background properties, images and other techniques to create visually complex web sites
Jason Bengtson

Jason Bengtson, MLIS, MA is the Head of Library Computing and Information Systems at the University of Oklahoma's Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library. A co-editor of the Technology column of the Journal of Hospital Librarianship, he is also a member of the NN/LM South Central Region Technology Advisory Committee and ASIS&T. Jason’s work can be seen in publications ranging from Library Hi Tech to the Journal of Library Administration. He has presented on topics such as the evolution of the World Wide Web, innovation in libraries, web development, and theoretical concepts in Information Science. Website, Interview with Jason Bengtson

Course Structure

This is an online class that is taught asynchronously, meaning that participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The class does not meet together at any particular times, although the instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class participation is in an online forum environment.

Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount, or to be notified when it is next scheduled.