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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5 November 2009 - 10:24am | by Stephanie Gerding

WebJunction's November focus is on Networking, and all month they are collecting your burning library networking questions. Then, on December 2, WebJunction and TechSoup for Libraries are teaming up to bring you a panel of library technology experts to field your questions.

4 November 2009 - 10:14am | by Becky Wiegand

Welcome to TechSoup GreenTech's Unpower Yourself! campaign. We're having a contest to encourage you to reduce your computer's energy comsumption. Read this post, take two simple actions, complete a quick survey, and you'll be eligible to win!

3 November 2009 - 12:38pm | by Stephanie Gerding

Tomorrow, November 4th, TechSoup Talks and Microsoft will be conducting two free webinars which will help nonprofits and libraries learn how to reduce the environmental impact of their information technology and how to effectively use IT to improve their organizations’ efficiency. We’ll discuss ways that greening IT can help reduce energy, resource usage and costs.

28 October 2009 - 3:08pm | by Becky Wiegand

As many may know, Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system became available last week worldwide and through TechSoup's Microsoft Donation Program.

23 October 2009 - 9:36am | by Becky Wiegand

TechSoup is a nonprofit that partners with corporations to distribute software and hardware donations to nonprofits and libraries. You may already know about our donation programs that can save nonprofits and libraries approximately 90% on Microsoft products and Symantec's Norton Antivirus donations but did you know we offer a typing program, discount on Flickr, and more? Attend this free webinar at 11 a.m.

21 October 2009 - 1:24pm | by Becky Wiegand

Digital Storytelling Mixed Reality EventYou may have heard about TechSoup's Digital Storytelling Online Event that's been going on all month. Well, tonight we're rolling out the red carpet for the finale where we'll be announcing the big winners!

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