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Evaluating Your Technology Plan

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
A collection of resources for creating on ongoing review and update process for your library technology plan. In order for your library's technology plan to have any real value, it's important to regularly review it and make sure the plan reflects reality, especially in light of changing technologies.

Guiding Ohio Online: Volunteer Technology Instructor Training

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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.

Maslow and Motherboards: A Hierarchical View of Technology Planning

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Expanding on Maslow's hierarchy of needs -- physical needs must be met before psychological needs can be addressed -- Doug Johnson posits that an institution must meet infrastructure needs before it can use technology to meet its mission.

Planning Makes Perfect

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
How a library IT Manager supports her system?s computers today, while keeping an eye on the future.

Total Cost of Ownership for new Computers

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
When your library is in the market to purchase new computers, be sure to consider the total cost of ownership and not just the sticker price on the computer.