LBBNC Progress Report

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Technology Planning Summer Camp 2
Nebraska Library Commission
August & September 2012
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  • LBBNC Progress Report

    1. 1. Library Broadband Builds Nebraska Communities (LBBNC) PROGRESS REPORT By: JoAnn McManus Project & Program Manager Nebraska Library Commission
    2. 2. U.S. Department of CommerceNational Telecommunications andInformation Administration (NTIA)Broadband Technology OpportunitiesProgram (BTOP)$2,416,403 Funded by the AmericanRecovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
    3. 3. Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationProvided $1,251,786in matching fundsto include funds to supportTechnology PlanningSummer Camps 1 & 2& E-Rate Support
    4. 4. Total Project * $3,668,189To fund Nebraska’s public computercenter project:Library Broadband BuildsNebraska Communities (LBBNC)August 1, 2010 to July 31, 2013
    5. 5. LBBNC designed to expandbroadband capacity;upgrade public computingresources in libraries;and advance access toemployment, learning, healthinformation, andE-Government services
    6. 6. So In general we are… Libraries provide Training to Patrons Increase Your Broadband Speed Purchase & Install Equipment & Furniture 3-year grant
    7. 7. Nebraska Library Commissionis enhancing public computercenters in 147 public librarylocations statewidePublic libraries qualified for thegrant based on incomelevels, broadband saturation, ORminority population levels.
    8. 8. Project Program Partners Center for Rural Affairs Center for Rural EntrepreneurshipCentral Community College
    9. 9. More Project Program Partners Nebraska Court Administrator’s Office National Network of Libraries of Medicine: MidContinental Region University of Nebraska MedicalCenter, McGoogan Library of Medicine
    10. 10. More Project Program Partners Nebraska Community Foundation Nebraska Department of LaborNET—Nebraska Education Television
    11. 11. More Project Program Partners Northeast Community College*Metropolitan Community College* Mid-Plains Community College* Southeast Community College University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Western Nebr Community College*
    12. 12. Highlights of LastQuarterly Report(as of 6/30/12):Already spent$2,514,130 of$3,668,189 or 68%spent in 64% of time
    13. 13. 1,105 public computerworkstations deployed –(More than project’s total goal)•496 replacement stations• 609 new stations
    14. 14. 27,990 average publiccomputer users per weekat the 147 BTOP librariesOver 16,000 training hoursLast Quarter (attendees xhours in training)
    15. 15. BUT…3-year goal: 320,445 training hoursCumulative to June 30: 38,500So if each future quarter islike our best quarter we’ll reach only: 109,000 (34% of our goal )
    16. 16. So What Can you Count as Training?ALL Staff Training—Both on-site & off-site(count viewing webinars) count Everything!Patron Training:*Scheduled & Advertised (signup sheet works)*Open to the Public*Group or one-on-one sessions(Also count patrons taking on-line classes) Most training would be relevant When in doubt—list it or ask Angela # of x length of = training Participants class hours
    17. 17. So What Can you Do if you didn’t count pastTraining?If that training Occurred in July or Augustyou can still list that “forgotten” Training onthe September Monthly report OR you canSubmit an Edited July and/or August reportBEFORE October 10th. Don’t go back before July 1. We already submitted those reports.
    18. 18. A Goal for the Gates Match was topromote E-Rate Usage to Encourage& Sustain Broadband Upgrades…E-Rate Broadband Usage Goal: 85% (so 125 of 149)To date: Only 50 of our 147 librarieshave applied for E-Rate--InternetCategory -- So we’ll continue tomake contact with libraries so thatwe can document our efforts (E-Rate is a local decision)
    19. 19. Equipment Purchases & Shipments:Expended more than $1,794,000 on equipment, software & furniture to date 142 of LBBNC libraries (97% of 147) already have their equipment orders
    20. 20. Current Plans include providing…1,218 computers• 688 desktops• 74 ADA desktops• 456 laptops32 laptop charging carts
    21. 21. Current Plans include providing…150 printers158 scanners89 projectors112 wifi routers/access points127 network switches438 desks & 619 chairs
    22. 22. Also have added:Projector ScreensExternal Hard DrivesFlash Card ReadersADA Flash DrivesLaptop Locking Cables
    23. 23. Broadband Upgrades (as of 6/30/12): • 78 libraries have increased their speeds • Of those, the average speed moved from 2.9 M to 17.6 M (a 14.6 M increase) • We now estimate 90 libraries will upgrade--18 to fiber)
    24. 24. Other Statistics (as of 6/30/12): • 13 libraries report having new wireless connections since the grant started • 33 electrical/wiring upgrades to date • 62 contracts for computer installations & 53+ that Holly has Installed
    25. 25. Budget “Committed” Status of DirectSupport to Libraries Equip./Software Committed 1,921,170 of /Furniture – $2,194,542 -- Balance $273.372 Broadband Committed 240,132 of $292,251 Upgrades – Balance $52,119 Electrical, Committed 95,524 of $97,100 -- Connectivity & Balance $1,576 IT Contracting Other areas of We can overspend by 10% in any the budget has budget area if there is excess in more flexibility another area
    26. 26. How can YOU help? • Training: Do what you can & 1 REPORT what you do. • Outreach: Let your community know what you 2 have at your library & how you can serve them—107 have held open houses
    27. 27. How can YOU help? • Monthly Reports: Your numbers help us to reach our goals—faster 3 broadband, # of computer users, # of training hours, open hours, # of public computing stations w/Internet access • Respond to Angela as requested: 4 Wireless Connections, Replacement stations vs. new stations, etc.
    28. 28. How WE can help YOU? 1 •Grant WISHES  (Within our limitations) 2 •Trouble-shooting
    29. 29. How WE can help YOU? 3 • Provide Information & Instructions • Provide you with Marketing Packets-- 4 distributed during Summer Camp
    30. 30. & Don’t Forget• Let us know… – If you would like faster Broadband Service to include Fiber• Within our limitations, we can pay for… – 100% of One-time costs such as installation, wiring/build, & equipment (even a 2nd upgrade!)• We can pay for… – The increased monthly costs of your bill through the end of June, 2013
    31. 31. & Don’t Forget• Let us know… – If your old furniture that you thought would work fine, isn’t as good as you expected• Let us know… – If you are operating with an inadequate number of electrical outlets• Let us know… – If you could really use more Equipment or if your BTOP equipment is just not functioning
    32. 32. & Final Tips & Reminders• If you get something through the grant… – Return a signed and dated packing slip• If you get a bill that NLC should pay… – Send us a copy of that bill right away—we cannot reimburse you!• If you need something… – Remember that we have to be completed with any upgrades & purchases by July 31, 2013. We can only do closeout activities after that date
    33. 33. SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OUR BTOP TEAM MEMBERS:Holly Woldt – Information Technology ManagerAngela Gunther Gonzalez – Compliance OfficerRod Wagner Devra DragosRichard Miller Mary Jo RyanJohn Felton Christa BurnsAllana Novotny Michael Sauers*
    34. 34. QUESTIONS?
    35. 35. THANKS ALSO TO OUR LIBRARIES & SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORSJOINING US TODAY & TOMORROW

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