Free Webinar on Stimulus Bill Funding for Libraries

If you've been following the economic stimulus bill (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or ARRA) and its impact on libraries, you know that it allocates $7.2 billion to encourage investment in America's broadband infrastructure. Of that money, $200 million has been specifically allocated to expand public computing

Thoughts on our celebration

Thanks to everyone who participated in today's webinar. As expected, many useful tips and techiques were part of the lively discussion.

Gerding on Grants

Approximately 60 people participated in yesterday's "Technology Grants for Libraries 101" webinar. Stephanie Gerding, who co-wrote the book, Grants for Libraries, led the session. It's archived!

Two MaintainIT Webinars this Week!

This Tuesday and Thursday we will be busy webinaring!  We'd love to "see" you there. Register for the free webinars IT Asset Management and Technology Grants for Libraries 101: http://www.maintainitproject.org/events

IT Asset Management: A MaintainIT Book Club Discussion

A Special Online Event: 23 Things Online Summit

When? Tomorrow, March 3, 11:00am - 1:00pm Pacific (Noon Mountain/1 PM Central/2 PM Eastern)

"23 Things" is a self-directed staff development learning concept centered on social collaboration tools such as blogs and wikis. During this 2 hour Summit, organizers from several successful programs around the nation will share best practices and lessons learned.

Interested in producing webinars? Learn from the experts at TechSoup

You may already know that the MaintainIT Project offers a variety of webinars on a bunch of topics. What you might not know is that TechSoup has been offering free webinars and free content for quite some time.

TechSoup's New Year's resolution: go green and travel less!

TechSoup has launched another practical series of New Year's resolutions this year, the year of the ox. Read on to learn how, just like the ox, this installment includes ideas that are dependable, calm, modest, and stable.

Free Webinar: TechSoup for Public Libraries--Donated Software and More!

Through TechSoup.org, public libraries can receive brand-new software donated by top companies for use on public access computers.  For example, Microsoft Office Pro 2007 is available for a $20 admin fee or Vista for a $10 admin fee. Not only can you get donated software, you can get articles, a community forum, free webinars and more!

Attend this webinar and learn how your library can benefit from everything that TechSoup has to offer.

A Need for Speed: Bob Bocher on Bandwidth

In the world of library public access computing, it seems that there are two things people always wish for -- more computers and more bandwidth. Yesterday's 30-minute webinar, a collaboration between MaintainIT and WebJunction, focused on bandwidth -- getting more and making the most of what you've got.

Behind the Webinar!

We had another fantastic train-the-trainer webinar today facilitated by the amazing Brenda Hough.