Joy of Computing Cookbooks and Toolkit
Learn from the experiences of others! Download these TechSoup for Libraries Cookbooks, packed with tips and techniques on maintaining public computers. Each Cookbook has valuable and practical information collected from hundreds of public libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. From troubleshooting to setting up wireless networks or solving many technology issues, all these great ideas are captured and published here to share solutions from the field.
Planning for Success (pdf)
This Cookbook provides all the details to keep your library’s technology running properly, sustain its growth, and ensure its viability. Based on the real life experiences and successes of librarians across the country, the Cookbook is supported by a toolkit (pdf, 1.6 MB).
Recipes for a Five Star Library (pdf)
This Cookbook provides easy to follow how-to-do-it tips on all the important library technology topics such as setting up and troubleshooting wireless, print management, and a comprehensive look at laptop checkout programs.
Small and Rural Libraries (pdf)
This Cookbook contains valuable information on basic technology fundamentals, including maintenance tasks, technology planning, and using volunteers in your small or rural library.
Also available on TechSoup for Libraries.
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