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Join TechSoup's Cloud Computing Worldwide Campaign

Cloud computing is impacting libraries in many ways. You might already be using the cloud on a basic level, if you have an email account such as Gmail or Hotmail, or if you use Dropbox or Flickr. Cloud computing is a term used for applications and other IT services available over the Internet and can enable your library to save money, but are there risks? 

A selection of technology training resources

It seems sometimes like the best web sites for technology trainers change location every hour. I have trouble locating sites that are persistent and reliable with regular updates and new content. This is a shame, because technology trainers in schools, libraries and community technology centers don’t have time to recreate the wheel every time they teach Introduction to Microsoft Word, when hundreds of colleagues around the world have already written that lesson plan.