Living in the Cloud How Using Online Services Can Let You Soar Heather Braum, Sharon Moreland, Liz Rea Northeast Kansas Li...
 
Hosted Automation Systems KLOW (web hosting services) Online Office Software Data Backup  SlideShare Flickr, Photobucket S...
Easily share your photos and documents  with your friends and peers, without e-mail. Share and Collaborate
Lots of libraries are already doing it...
Use Social Networking to...  handle all kinds of social situations... Stay In Touch
No More Removable Media! Patrons will always know where their data is.
Your data lives here.
Not here.
Wherever there is Internet... You have access.
Easy to Use Interfaces are usually very similar to desktop applications, and similar to each other.
All you need is a web browser and an Internet connection. Requires Less Powerful Hardware
How will I get to the cloud? Netbooks Nettops ("Net Desktops") Mobile Devices: BlackBerry, iPhone, Cell Phone, i...
Concerns... "(An) important role for libraries right now is to teach users about these types of services, in no small...
What happens to your data in the event of a catastrophic failure of your cloud provider?
Failure is always a possibility. <ul><ul><li>Loss of Internet... data inaccessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service goes...
Best Practices
Choose good passwords and keep them safe. Example: Myfr13nd80B You are Only as Secure as Your Password.
Choose Reliable Providers The bigger the company the better. Google Apps Gmail YouTube Amazon  Yahoo ! Flickr delicious.co...
Read the Terms of Service
But How Will It Affect My... Software Purchasing?        Hardware Purchasing?            Software on Computers?           ...
QUESTIONS? E-mail, IM, Twitter (we like friends): Heather Braum - hbraum@nekls.org - @hbraum Sharon Moreland - smoreland@n...
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Presentation for KLA/MPLA 2009 by Heather Braum, Sharon Moreland, and Liz Rea from Northeast Kansas Library System

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  • Cloud Computing

    1. 1. Living in the Cloud How Using Online Services Can Let You Soar Heather Braum, Sharon Moreland, Liz Rea Northeast Kansas Library System
    2. 3. Hosted Automation Systems KLOW (web hosting services) Online Office Software Data Backup SlideShare Flickr, Photobucket Social Networking YouTube Meebo, Mibbit (IRC)
    3. 4. Easily share your photos and documents with your friends and peers, without e-mail. Share and Collaborate
    4. 5. Lots of libraries are already doing it...
    5. 6. Use Social Networking to... handle all kinds of social situations... Stay In Touch
    6. 7. No More Removable Media! Patrons will always know where their data is.
    7. 8. Your data lives here.
    8. 9. Not here.
    9. 10. Wherever there is Internet... You have access.
    10. 11. Easy to Use Interfaces are usually very similar to desktop applications, and similar to each other.
    11. 12. All you need is a web browser and an Internet connection. Requires Less Powerful Hardware
    12. 13. How will I get to the cloud? Netbooks Nettops (&quot;Net Desktops&quot;) Mobile Devices: BlackBerry, iPhone, Cell Phone, iPod Touch ...and your regular computer.
    13. 14. Concerns... &quot;(An) important role for libraries right now is to teach users about these types of services, in no small part so that we can help them understand the potential consequences. Because if you teach a patron to use an online documents site and she puts her resume there and something goes wrong with it, that’s a very real data loss for that person.&quot; - Jenny Levine
    14. 15. What happens to your data in the event of a catastrophic failure of your cloud provider?
    15. 16. Failure is always a possibility. <ul><ul><li>Loss of Internet... data inaccessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service goes down... data inaccessible </li></ul></ul>
    16. 17. Best Practices
    17. 18. Choose good passwords and keep them safe. Example: Myfr13nd80B You are Only as Secure as Your Password.
    18. 19. Choose Reliable Providers The bigger the company the better. Google Apps Gmail YouTube Amazon Yahoo ! Flickr delicious.com Yahoo Chat ... anything well known and heavily used.
    19. 20. Read the Terms of Service
    20. 21. But How Will It Affect My... Software Purchasing?        Hardware Purchasing?            Software on Computers?             Security Concerns?
    21. 22. QUESTIONS? E-mail, IM, Twitter (we like friends): Heather Braum - hbraum@nekls.org - @hbraum Sharon Moreland - smoreland@nekls.org - @lybrarian Liz Rea - lrea@nekls.org - @wizzyrea See more articles and info at our blog: http://blog.nekls.org

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