16 December 2009 - 9:00am | by Stephanie Gerding

What Should a Website Cost?
Thursday, December 17, 11 a.m. Pacific time

16 December 2009 - 8:51am | by Stephanie Gerding
The ALA Washington Office will be participating in the Google Policy Fellowship program for the summer of 2010. Google Policy Fellows work for ten weeks during the summer at ALA Washington or at other public interest organizations involved in debates on broadband and access policy, copyright reform, online privacy, and open government.
8 December 2009 - 3:05pm | by Stephanie Gerding

In TechSoup's Unpower Yourself! contest in November, we shared our Five Things You Can Do in Five Minutes to Reduce Your Power Use and asked you to take a survey sharing how you've reduced your IT energ

3 December 2009 - 6:45am | by Stephanie Gerding

Wow, it seems like there is a lot of online learning going on recently! We had a great webinar yesterday with WebJunction on Library Computer Networking, and they have another hot tech topic next week, Integrated Library Systems: Open Source and Customization. AND here at TechSoup we have a webinar coming up next week! See a quick list below. Maybe you can multi-task and do end of year filing or wrapping presents while you listen.

25 November 2009 - 10:24am | by Becky Wiegand

The Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT) and California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) named TechSoup Global one of three winners of the 2009 California Digital Inclusion Program Award. The award recognizes nonprofits, government agencies, and corporations responsible for raising awareness of and improving web accessibility for Californians with disabilities.

23 November 2009 - 12:00pm | by Stephanie Gerding
After last week's great webinar, Tech Training Made Simple with Online Videos, which focused on using Common Craft videos for technology training, I thought it would be interesting to look at how one library is creating their own short videos to market their services, including techie ones!

From Amber Slaven:

11 November 2009 - 9:42am | by Stephanie Gerding

Isn't it difficult to explain complicated technology concepts in a simple way that’s easy to understand? Imagine how helpful fun, quick videos would be in tech training sessions for patrons or staff. Well look no further, Common Craft creates explanatory videos "In Plain English" that cover topics like green, money, society and technology.
 

9 November 2009 - 10:21am | by Amber Slaven

On October 8th I presented at the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS) annual conference in Everett, Washington. The presentation was about Techlab, the King County Library System’s mobile computer lab. Techlab is King County Library System’s fully equipped mobile classroom with eight laptop computer workstations, a full productivity software suite, broadband internet access, and a screen projector for group instruction!

6 November 2009 - 8:55am | by Becky Wiegand

Whether you're a regular TechSoup for Libraries user or haven't heard of us til now, we've got a free webinar coming up that will likely show you something new about how you can get more out of the variety of (free) services we offer to nonprofits and libraries.

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