Category: Technology

Dec 12

Website Tracking

Would you like to see your website traffic? It is quick and easy to setup.  All you need is a Gmail E-mail account and WordPress. Contact LaDonna

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May 01

A Machine to Dust Books, is like a ‘waterless carwash”

Book cleaning spotlight by Library Journal, highlights an Italian-made machine, The Depulvera, as an automatic book cleaning system that dusts about 12 books per minute. It’s compact, simple to use, and can be operated in small spaces—even within stack aisles.  The Boston Public Library tweets about their use of it.  See the company website http://depulvera.com/ for more …

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Dec 21

Flipped Learning

Ever heard of Flipped Learning? It has been around about ten years but the benefit of this learning model is the ability to demonstration real world applications and engage students with interactive projects. It is called ‘flipped’ because the traditional definition was, “what used to be classwork” (the lecture) is done outside of class (usually …

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Dec 07

Free and legal Pictures…

If you are searching for pictures to use in a project and that are free and legal to use, consider this repository of free public domain pictures: http://www.pdpics.com/ Dec 2015

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Sep 28

Annoying Pop-up

Don’t panic. Just restart. You may have witnessed or been the recipient of this type of pop-up on your library’s computers. If this occurs on a patron computer just restart the computer and Deepfreeze will clear the pop-up before anything serious happens.  If on your staff PC, give Duane or Richard a call so we …

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Mar 19

Configure the Browser for best use of Auto-Graphics VERSO

You may use Chrome or Firefox to run Verso but if settings are changed in IE then Firefox and Chrome should pick up those settings. The basic settings that need to be checked and changed include: Set Pop-ups to: Always open pop-ups in a new window Set Browsing history (cache) to: Every time I visit …

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Feb 04

Fair use of Images on you website

TechSoup.org posted an excellent article about “Can I Use That Image for My Website or Newsletter?” The article even has a link to find free images. Enjoy..

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Dec 05

Those pesky passwords

This  short TED talk  might convince you to redo some or all of your passwords. Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users — and secured sites — make to compromise security. And how, you may ask, did she study thousands of real passwords without …

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May 21

Cricut

We have a Cricut you can use!!  Or, if you already have a Cricut, we have a few cartridges available for you to checkout:

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Mar 21

Help with Tech Plans

Planning the budget requires all aspects of the library’s operation be considered and evaluated. Though technology is not the largest budget line item, planning for technology has become more important since computer and Internet access has become a significant part of library service. Technology takes many forms but a short list of the major components …

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