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.

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.  

 

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Guiding Ohio Online: Volunteer Technology Instructor Training

 Document / Last Modified: 02 August 2018

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.

What TechSoup Offers Libraries

 News / Last Modified: 26 July 2018

TechSoup is the San Francisco based nonprofit that supports charities, public libraries, churches and foundations with technology support and resources. The organization has had a special interest in libraries since 2006 when it launched TechSoup for...

A Slice of Maker Pie: Stories from Three Learner Labs

 News / Last Modified: 17 July 2018

Think about the last time you ordered pizza and the numerous considerations that influenced your decisions. You may have weighed surroundings including dine-in versus carry-out or perhaps delivery, contemplated crust style and toppings, and evaluated...

Cloud Computing 101

 Webinar / Last Modified: 22 May 2018

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on February 9, 2012 by Roy Tennant on cloud computing for libraries.

Planning for Success Cookbook Overview and Toolkit

 Document / Last Modified: 06 March 2018

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.