Managing Public Computers
As we've moved into the 21st century, providing public access to computers and the internet has become a core function of libraries. Whether your library has a handful of public computers or hundreds, you have become a technology access point for your community and managing that technology requires a range of knowledge. Explore topics that address the varied facets of managing public computers including security, filtering, upgrading, and troubleshooting.
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Webinar / Last Modified: 17 August 2016
A webinar about the Impact Survey, an online tool that allows libraries to find out how their community benefits from free access to computers and the internet.
Document / Last Modified: 04 November 2015
Guiding Ohio Online is an AmeriCorps program that places members in rural Ohio libraries to deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, outreach, and volunteer recruitment.
News / Last Modified: 03 February 2015
When Rapid City Public Libraries decided to add iPads to the Children's Area, I volunteered for the project. In the end this project took me a couple of months to tackle but the number of children using the iPads made it worth the effort. I hope by s...
News / Last Modified: 27 August 2014
Since her first article, iFought the iPads (and iWon), Sally-Adrina has heard from several librarians struggling with a common problem: iPad passcodes. At Rapid City Public Libraries, they experienced the same issue. A child or an ad...
Webinar / Last Modified: 26 August 2014
Archive and associated resources for February 10, 2010, session with Wendy Knapp and Mary Alice Ball as part of the Technology Essentials 2010, online conference.