Managing Public Computers

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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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Easy, Powerful, and Free

 News / Last Modified: 06 March 2017

Access to computers in public libraries changes lives. The landmark study Opportunity for All (2009) illustrated this decisively, with compelling national findings about the extent to which library computers are used to gain admission to college, obt...

Planning for Success Cookbook Overview and Toolkit

 Document / Last Modified: 20 February 2017

TechSoup for Libraries created these Computer Cookbooks and accompanying Toolkit, to help you keep your library's technology running properly, sustain its growth, and ensure its viability.

Broadband Adoption Toolkit

 Webinar / Last Modified: 16 November 2016

A webinar with the creators of the Broadband Adoption Toolkit discussing how to implement strategies for building digitally inclusive communities.