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Webinar - Maximize Your Library Technology - 2016-05-24

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Are you on staff at public library and wondering what kinds of technology donations are available to your library through TechSoup's programs with Microsoft, Adobe, Mobile Beacon Wi-Fi hotspots, JourneyEd, Dell hardware, and other partners? Wonder no more!

Watch TechSoup for Libraries pro (and librarian, herself), Ginny Mies, who will walk through a variety of the donated software, hardware, and technology services available to your public library. In addition, learn more about the wide variety of resources at your disposal - from free live webinars to community meetups, and more!

Learn how your library can get the most out of TechSoup's donated products and free resources for public libraries. In this session, we:

-- Discuss how to become a TechSoup member
-- The products libraries qualify for
-- The many free technology resources TechSoup offers to help you do the most with technology
-- New products/programs such as Wi-Fi hotspots and access to the Dell Affiliate Program for discounted hardware
-- Plus, we'll make sure we have ample time answer your questions!

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Webinar - Maximize Your Library Technology - 2016-05-24

  1. 1. Maximize Your Library Technology With Ginny Mies, TechSoup May 24, 2016
  2. 2. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved2 Using ReadyTalk • Chat to ask questions • All lines are muted • If you lose your Internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. • If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re-join. • ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 Your audio will play through your computer’s speakers. Hear an echo? You may be logged in twice and will need to close one instance of ReadyTalk.
  3. 3. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved3 You Are Being Recorded… This webinar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinars: www.techsoup.org/community/events-webinars You can also view recorded webinars and videos on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/TechSoupVideo You will receive an email with this presentation, recording, and links within a few days. Tweet us @TechSoup, @TechSoup4Libs or using hashtags: #tswebinars #ts4libs
  4. 4. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved4 Presenters Assisting with chat: Susan Hope Bard, TechSoup Becky Wiegand Webinar Program Manager TechSoup Ginny Mies Senior Content Developer TechSoup
  5. 5. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved5 Objectives 1. Gain a better understanding of the TechSoup for Libraries program and resources shared from public librarians around the country on the site. 2. Name at least three technology donation programs available to your library. 3. Expand your comfort with accessing those donations through the TechSoup website. 4. Learn about “bulk registration” of all of your branches. 5. Get your questions answered!
  6. 6. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved6 Live Poll Question What do you most want to learn today?
  7. 7. 7 About TechSoup
  8. 8. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved8 The Need Is Global – And So Are We TechSoup’s mission is to build a dynamic bridge that enables civil society organizations and social change agents around the world to gain effective access to the resources they need to design and implement solutions for a more equitable planet. Countries Served TechSoup Partner Location NetSquared Local Group Where are you on the map?
  9. 9. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved9 www.TechSoup.Global
  10. 10. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved10 Our Impact Together, we build a stronger, more resilient civil society. $5.2B in technology products and grants employed by NGOs for the greater good 35 languages used to provide education and support 100+ corporate and foundation partners connected with the causes and communities they care about 6.2M annual visits to our websites 600,000 newsletter subscribers empowered with actionable knowledge 79% of NGOs have improved organizational efficiency with TechSoup Global's resource offering* *Source: survey conducted among TechSoup members in 2013
  11. 11. Maximize Your Library Technology Ginny Mies, MLIS Senior Content Developer TechSoup for Libraries Twitter: @TechSoup4Libs #ts4libs
  12. 12. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.12 About TechSoup A trusted partner for nearly three decades, TechSoup provides both the digital platforms and in-person experiences that enable people to work together toward a more equitable world.
  13. 13. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.13 6.1 M 1 M 600,000 About TechSoup for Libraries TechSoup for Libraries gathers and shares stories from the field so libraries can learn from each other
  14. 14. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.14 Our Impact $149.7M in lifetime savings for public libraries Over Half Of all public libraries in US served
  15. 15. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.15 Technology Donations for Libraries Do more for your community with technology!
  16. 16. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.16 Single Registration for All Branches Did you know that you can register all of your library branches at once?
  17. 17. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.17 Who Can Get TechSoup Technology? Public Libraries with an IMLS listing (https://harvester.census.gov/imlssearch/) Public libraries with 501(c)3 status Friends of the Library or Library Foundation groups with 501(c)3 status
  18. 18. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.18 Microsoft Donations Get donated versions of Microsoft Windows, Office, and Windows Server for your public access computers.
  19. 19. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.19 Symantec Donations Get donated versions of Symantec Enterprise and Norton products to keep your computers protected.
  20. 20. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.20 TechSoup Boost A unique subscription service that offers a curated selection of software and hardware with significant cost savings.
  21. 21. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.21 Discounted Hardware Choose from discounted and donated desktops, laptops, tablets, hotspots, projectors, and more to enhance your library’s technology offerings!
  22. 22. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.22 Exploring Your Hardware Options techsoup.org/hardware
  23. 23. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.23 Mobile Hotspot Donations Techsoup.org/mobile-beacon
  24. 24. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.24 Mobile Beacon Pricing Number of Hotspots Price 1 $18 5 $60 10 $108 Service: $10/month per Hotspot on Sprint 4G LTE with unlimited data
  25. 25. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.25 Refurbished Computers "We get a ton of usage on our public PCs, and the RCI program is going to help us continue to provide this valuable service to our community." - John Klima, Waukesha Public Library (WI)
  26. 26. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.26 Dell Affiliate Program Admin fee: $10 Techsoup.org/dell
  27. 27. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.27 Dell Affiliate Program Discounts Model/type Regular Dell price Discount price Savings Dell's lowest cost laptop — Inspiron 15 3000 Series $249.99 $224.10 $25.89 Dell mid-range workstation — New Precision 15 5000 Series $1,299.07 $1,199.14 $99.93 Dell low-end desktop — Dell OptiPlex 3020 $556.12 $491.21 $64.91
  28. 28. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.28 JourneyEd • Access to discounts on products not in the TechSoup catalog • $5 admin fee • Great for makerspaces • Ruckus Wireless
  29. 29. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.29
  30. 30. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.30 Adobe Creative Cloud 60 percent off for the first year and 40 percent off every year after.
  31. 31. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.31 Our Corporate Partners • Acclivity • Adobe • Alpha Software • Atlas Business Solutions • Atomic Training • Autodesk • Azavea • BetterWorld • Bitdefender • Blackbaud • Bloomerang • Box • Brocade • Bytes of Learning • Caspio • CauseVox • CDI Computer Dealers • Cisco • Citrix • CitySoft • CleverReach • ClickTime • Closerware • Comodo • Connect2Give • Dell • Dharma Merchant Services • Digital Wish • Dolby • DonorPerfect • Efficient Elements • FileMaker • GoDaddy • GrantStation • Guide By Cell • Headsets.com • Horizon DataSys • HR Solutions Partners • Huddle • Idealware • InFocus • Informz • InterConnection • Intuit • JourneyEd • Litmos • Little Green Light • Mailshell • Microsoft • Mobile Beacon • NetSuite • Nielsen • NonProfitEasy • O&O Software • OneNFP • PayAnywhere • PC Rebuilders & Recyclers • People-OnTheGo • PhilanTech • Pitney Bowes • Quickbooks Made Easy • Reading Eggs • ReadyTalk • Red Earth Software • Sage Software • Shopify • Simple Charity Registration • Skillsoft • Smart Business Savings • Society for Nonprofit Organizations • Sparrow Mobile • Symantec • Tableau • TechBridge • Tech Impact • Teespring • Telosa • Tint • Ultralingua • Western Digital • Zoner
  32. 32. 32 How to Request Technology from TechSoup
  33. 33. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.33 Step 1: Register as an Individual
  34. 34. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.34 Step 2: Register Your Organization
  35. 35. 35 How to Find Products on TechSoup.org
  36. 36. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.36 Browse or Search
  37. 37. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.37 Search Includes Products and Resources
  38. 38. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.38 Browse by Organization Type Techsoup.org/libraries
  39. 39. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.39 Browse by Donor Partner
  40. 40. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.40 Browse by Solution
  41. 41. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.41 Product Pages
  42. 42. 42 Education Tailored to Public Libraries
  43. 43. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.43 Free Webinars Monthly free webinars on topics such as mobile devices, STEM programming, tech planning, and more.
  44. 44. © TechSoup | All rights reserved.44 Monthly Newsletter A curated list of tips and resources from fellow libraries and information experts
  45. 45. 45 TechSoup for Libraries: Live Demo! Techsoupforlibraries.og
  46. 46. 46 Questions?
  47. 47. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved47 Learn and Share! Chat in one thing that you learned in today’s webinar or will try to implement. Will you share this information with your colleagues and within your network? Please complete the post-event survey that will pop up once the webinar ends!
  48. 48. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved48 Upcoming Webinars and Events 5/26: Nonprofit Technology Basics: PC Troubleshooting 5/31: Storymakers Contest Submission Deadline! 6/2: Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners 6/7: How to Get Tech Donations Before Fiscal Year-End 6/9: Microsoft OneNote for Beginners 6/14: Adobe Premiere for Video Editing and Production 6/15: The Changing Landscape of Library Privacy 6/16: Helping Children Build Literacy Skills for the Digital Age Explore our webinar archives for more!
  49. 49. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved49 ReadyTalk offers dedicated product demos for TechSoup organizations 4 times per week. For more information: www.techsoup.org/readytalk Please complete the post-event survey that will pop up once you close this window. Thank You to Our Webinar Sponsor!

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