2 September 2009 - 12:47pm | by Stephanie Gerding

Thinking about conducting webinars or web conference calls, but aren’t sure how to get started? Go behind the scenes of TechSoup Talks and find out how our webinars are organized, what we do, and don’t do to ensure a successful webinar.
Register at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/13em8xn9u41h
When: Thursday, September 10, 10 a.m. Pacific

25 August 2009 - 4:26pm | by Stephanie Gerding

Please complete this survey about the practices you engage in and the challenges you face in maintaining your library’s public access technology.

24 August 2009 - 9:53am | by Becky Wiegand

We've blogged here before about the new TechSoup Limited offerings available to nonprofits and libraries on a limited basis. It was just brought to my attention that there are four TS Limited products that organizations and libraries are allowed to re-distribute to their constituents, members, and patrons.

20 August 2009 - 6:49am | by Stephanie Gerding

Join TechSoup Talks for these upcoming webinars to be prepared before a disaster or crisis happens.

19 August 2009 - 12:55pm | by Stephanie Gerding

The ALA Public Information Office and the Office for Research & Statistics are preparing to release the 2009 Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study on Tuesday, September 15, and are seeking "real-life" stories to include as part of a pitch focusing on increased library use - including technology use - particularly for job-seeking and e-government.
There are a few different ways that you might be able to be part of the national pitch:

14 August 2009 - 10:40am | by Chris Peters
There’s a lot more competition among search engines right now, compared with a year ago.  Some, such as Bing and Google Squared, are updates to existing engines.
12 August 2009 - 10:48am | by Stephanie Gerding

Time: Thursday, August 13, 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Pacific
Register: Online

6 August 2009 - 10:24am | by Stephanie Gerding

There is a discussion on LITA-L* right now started by someone beginning to examine OSS ILS (free licensed software used for integrated library systems). Open source and libraries seem to complement each other so well. Libraries using these systems always stress the aspects of collaboration and innovation involved. Since your ILS is the primary point of entry for the public to access library resources, it is a great bonus to be able to update and make changes for your specific needs. If you have used a OSS ILS, what have you found are the strengths and weaknesses involved?

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