Free Webinars Next Week!

In case you missed it, Crystal Schimpf took the helm of our TechSoup twitter account yesterday and sparked a great discussions about libraries and technology access. Check out Storify to catch up on the conversation: TechSoup for a Day: Crystal.  Crystal Schimpf (@NoCoLibrarian) is a librarian, technology trainer, and people helper for the Colorodo State Library's Public Computer Center.

There are a few free webinars coming up next week:

Tuesday, May 29  and Thursday, May 31, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT

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One Hour (each)

Description: Learn about the My PC Series; a Windows 7 based, completely free, hands-on, and jargon-free curriculum of computer classes developed by Microsoft that aims to make the challenge of providing basic computer training for adults a bit easier.

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Register Online

Description: For public library staff, dealing with the media can sometimes be rewarding, sometimes frustrating, sometimes exciting, sometimes daunting… but always necessary. PLA’s free, hour-long webinar, “Managing Traditional & Social Media for Libraries,” covers the fundamentals of media planning and outreach—including social media—to prepare you to work with the media and generate attention that will support your library’s activities and advocacy efforts.

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Description: Cloud storage can be a perfect solution for protecting your library's data. Join our webinar to learn about disaster recovery solutions and products.