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TechSoup for Public Libraries: Donated Software and More!

  1. 1. TechSoup for Public Libraries: Donated Software and More! February 5, 2009 Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392 Sponsored by
  2. 2. Using ReadyTalk <ul><li>Chat & raise hand </li></ul><ul><li>Mute = *6, Unmute = *7 </li></ul><ul><li>If you lose your internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. </li></ul><ul><li>If you lose your phone connection, r e-dial the phone number and re-join. </li></ul><ul><li>ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 </li></ul>
  3. 3. You are being recorded… <ul><li>This seminar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinar presentations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will receive a link to this presentation, material and links. </li></ul><ul><li>After the webinar, you can ask follow-up questions in the TechSoup/TechSoup Stock Forum: </li></ul>
  4. 4. TechSoup for Public Libraries: Donated Software and More! Facilitator: Brenda Hough, TechSoup Speakers: Becky Heil, Brett Fisher, Kami Griffiths & Sylvie Dhaussy Sponsored by
  5. 5. Today’s Speakers Other Speakers: Kami Griffiths Sylvie Dhaussy Brenda Hough TechSoup Becky Heil Dubuque County Library Brett Fisher Flathead County Library System Volunteers: Sarah Washburn Matt Palmer
  6. 6. Today’s Session: <ul><li>What’s TechSoup? </li></ul><ul><li>How can libraries benefit from TechSoup? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MaintainIT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Becky Heil and Brett Fisher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Center             </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TechSoup Blog              </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TechSoup Community    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars                      </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TechSoup Stock            </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. MaintainIT
  8. 8. Becky Heil
  9. 9. Brett Fisher
  10. 10. Learning Center
  11. 11. TechSoup Blog
  12. 12. TechSoup Community
  13. 13. Webinars
  14. 14. TechSoup Stock: Serving Public Libraries with Technology Donations <ul><li>OVERVIEW </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 15. TechSoup Stock: Registration <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>What to prepare before registering: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EIN for a 501(c)(3) Public Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FSCS ID for a Non-501(c)(3) Public Library </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. TechSoup Stock: Library survey
  17. 17. TechSoup Stock: Microsoft <ul><li>Who is eligible to participate? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there special rules for public libraries? </li></ul><ul><li>How much software can my organization request? </li></ul><ul><li>How often can my organization request software? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. 18. TechSoup Stock: For all Public Libraries <ul><li>Acteva </li></ul><ul><li>Atlas Business Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Blancco </li></ul><ul><li>Bytes of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>CitySoft </li></ul><ul><li>ESRI </li></ul><ul><li>eTapestry </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>GiftWorks </li></ul><ul><li>ICWFD </li></ul><ul><li>IKON </li></ul><ul><li>Intuit </li></ul><ul><li>Mailshell </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>MYOB </li></ul><ul><li>NOZA </li></ul><ul><li>NPC </li></ul><ul><li>Refurbished Computer Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>ReadyTalk </li></ul><ul><li>Red Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Sage </li></ul><ul><li>Soc Nonprofit Orgs </li></ul><ul><li>Symantec </li></ul><ul><li>Telosa </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul>
  19. 19. TechSoup Stock: And additionally for 501(c)(3) Public Libraries <ul><li>Adobe </li></ul><ul><li>Alpha Software </li></ul><ul><li>ClickTime </li></ul><ul><li>Concentric </li></ul><ul><li>Network for Good </li></ul><ul><li>Ulead </li></ul><ul><li>WebGecko </li></ul>
  20. 20. Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) <ul><li>US public libraries can now request refurbished computers at TechSoup </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perfect for staff or as a public access computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktops and laptops from top manufacturers are available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every computer pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows and Office </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visit </li></ul>
  21. 21. Symantec Donation Program <ul><li>Thanks to donation from Symantec, security software now available to public libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US public libraries with annual operating budgets of less than $10 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect your computers by requesting latest versions of Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security at TechSoup </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public libraries may be eligible for both desktop and enterprise software from Symantec </li></ul>
  22. 22. Questions? Raise your hand, when your name is called press *7 to unmute your line
  23. 23. Continue the Discussion… <ul><li>Additional questions can be answered by posting in the TechSoup/TechSoup Stock Forum: </li></ul>
  24. 24. Upcoming TechSoup Talks webinars <ul><li>Creating Social Buzz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesday, February 11, 11am Pacific </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Media ROI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesday, February 18, 11am Pacific </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introduction to GIS Software and ESRI ArcView </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday, February 24, 11am Pacific </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Upcoming MaintainIT webinars <ul><li>Evaluations and Metrics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday, February 10, 11am Pacific </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using MIT Resources for Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday, February 12, 11am Pacific </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lib. Technology Services for Children </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday, February 17, 11am Pacific </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Thank you to our Webinar Sponsor!
  27. 27. Thank you! Please complete the post event survey! Kami Griffiths,, 415-633-9392
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