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Introduction to MaintainIT Project

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September 11, 2008 webinar for library staff in Florida on free resources to help maintain public computers from the MaintainIT Project.

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Introduction to MaintainIT Project

  1. 1. Maintain IT Project in Florida: September 11, 2008 Call 1-866-740-1260 (toll free) to join Access code is: 6339386 Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  2. 2. Your Tour Guides <ul><li>Brenda Hough </li></ul><ul><li>MaintainIT Project </li></ul><ul><li>maintainitproject.org </li></ul>Call 1-866-740-1260 (toll free) to join Access code is: 6339386 Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  3. 3. Your Tour Guides <ul><li>Lori Reed </li></ul><ul><li>Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County </li></ul><ul><li>librarytrainer.com </li></ul>Call 1-866-740-1260 (toll free) to join Access code is: 6339386 Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  4. 4. Where are you?
  5. 5. How familiar are you with the MaintainIT Project? <ul><li>Not at all </li></ul><ul><li>A little familiar </li></ul><ul><li>Very familiar </li></ul><ul><li>I’m a contributor </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who do you rely on for support? <ul><li>Internal to Library </li></ul><ul><li>City IT Department </li></ul><ul><li>Academic IT Department </li></ul><ul><li>State Library </li></ul><ul><li>External or contracted </li></ul>
  7. 7. How are you involved with public access computers? “ If the computers break, I fix them.” “ I teach people to use computers.” “ I sign users in and monitor time limits.” “ I purchase computers and other technology equipment.” Other roles? “ I do all of this!”
  8. 8. On the menu today… <ul><li>Share successes </li></ul><ul><li>Share challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about free resources to help you </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how you can help others </li></ul>Do you support public access computing? Call 1-866-740-1260 (toll free) to join Access code is: 6339386 Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  9. 9. Do you support public access computing? What are the successes you have experienced? Call 1-866-740-1260 (toll free) to join Access code is: 6339386 Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  10. 10. What are the challenges you are experiencing? Do you support public access computing? Call 1-866-740-1260 (toll free) to join Access code is: 6339386 Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  11. 11. http://WWW.MAINTAINITPROJECT.ORG
  12. 12. Cookbook 1: A Cookbook for Small and Rural Libraries <ul><li>Technology Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Training tips </li></ul><ul><li>Library technology in the future </li></ul>
  13. 13. Cookbook 2: Recipes for a 5-Star Library <ul><li>Wireless Networks </li></ul><ul><li>PC Reservation/Time Management Software </li></ul><ul><li>Print Management </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop Checkout Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Both cookbooks are FREE on www.maintainitproject.org </li></ul>
  14. 14. Policies
  15. 15. Diagrams
  16. 16. Practical Comparisons
  17. 17. Checklists
  18. 18. Cookbook 3: in progress <ul><li>Plans, Decisions and Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring the True Costs and Benefits of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating with techies and non-techies </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Installation and Rollout </li></ul><ul><li>Support and Troubleshooting </li></ul><ul><li>PC Lifecycle </li></ul>?
  19. 19. Who writes the cookbooks? You! (and other librarians and library staff like you)
  20. 20. Cookbook Contributors from Florida <ul><ul><li>Be Astengo, Alachua County Library District </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brad Bates, Polk County </li></ul><ul><li>Christine Bell, Monroe County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Cathy Dombroski, Hart Memorial Central Library </li></ul><ul><li>Christine Dunn, Monroe County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Micheal Fettes, Alachua County Library District </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Gorin, Okaloosa </li></ul><ul><li>Keith Harmon, Alachua County Library District </li></ul><ul><li>Rhonda Hawley, Polk county </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Henderson, Monroe County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen J. Hurd, Three Rivers Regional Library System </li></ul><ul><li>Amy Lee-Jones, Osceola Library System, FL </li></ul><ul><li>Stanley Littleton, Jackson County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Rita Maupin, Calhoun County </li></ul>
  21. 21. Cookbook Contributors from Florida <ul><li>Carrie McBee, Polk County </li></ul><ul><li>Sherry Millington, Suwannee River </li></ul><ul><li>Varrick (Vic) Nunez, Bartow Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Don Rhodes, Holmes County Library </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Rice, Monroe County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>gladys roberts, Polk County </li></ul><ul><li>Joann Roundtree, Jackson County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Schneider, College Center for Library Automation </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Southwell, Panhandle Public Library Coop </li></ul><ul><li>Sylvie Szafranski, Martin County Library </li></ul><ul><li>Bonnie Tollefson, Levee </li></ul><ul><li>Betty Tutor, Osceola Library System, FL </li></ul><ul><li>Dorothy Williams, Vernon Public Library </li></ul>
  22. 22. Beyond the Cookbooks <ul><li>5 More Things: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spotlights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30-minute Webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Book Club </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. I. Library Spotlights Now with audio! New!
  24. 24. II. 30-minute Webinars <ul><li>Next free webinar: September 17 th , 2 PM Eastern </li></ul><ul><li>Public Computers and 2.0 Tools </li></ul><ul><li>With Robin Hastings from the Missouri River Regional Library </li></ul>
  25. 25. III. Cookbook Book Club <ul><li>September 30 th , Noon Eastern </li></ul><ul><li>Read and discuss Meal Plan from the Joy of Computing , “ How much help should you provide patrons with laptops? ” </li></ul>
  26. 26. IV. Newsletter V. Blog <ul><li>Sign up for the monthly newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Read the project blog </li></ul>Look for this link on the website!
  27. 27. What will you do next? <ul><li>Visit the project website </li></ul><ul><li>Attend another webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up for the newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Other?? </li></ul>
  28. 28. Spread the Word! <ul><li>Send the newsletter to a friend </li></ul><ul><li>Use MaintainIT materials for training </li></ul>
  29. 29. Topics for Future Webinars? <ul><li>What would you like to learn? </li></ul>
  30. 30. For More Information <ul><li>Contact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brenda Hough: brenda@techsoup.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lori Reed: reedlori@gmail.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visit the MaintainIT Web site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.maintainitproject.org </li></ul></ul>

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