Webinar

Avoid the Junk: How to Get Quality Used Computers

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When: 
01/28/2010 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
one hour
Join TechSoup for a webinar about procuring refurbished computers. Learn how you can get the computer equipment you need at the lowest cost while at the same time ensuring that you get high quality PCs that you can depend on.

TechSoup's Becky Wiegand will interview Jim Lynch and Matthew Halden who run TechSoup's GreenTech Initiative and Refurbished Computer Initiative, respectively. In addition, we'll hear from a nonprofit with about their experiences, best practices, and tips.

This event will cover:

Integrating Social Media into Your Website

Events: 
When: 
02/04/2010 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
one hour

Back by popular demand! The first session filled up, so we're offering another one.

More and more organizations are benefiting from using social media tools like blogs, Facebook, and Twitter in their online communications. While the tools can be relatively straightforward to learn and adopt, many organizations struggle with how to effectively align messaging and communications across their online channels.

An Overview of Website Accessibility

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When: 
01/14/2010 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour
Implementation of web accessibility can seem excessively complicated. However, the best accessibility practices dovetail with good overall usability and are easy to implement via standard tools such as templates and cascading style sheets (CSS). This session will cover topics such as understanding the difference between various accessibility guidelines, avoiding common accessibility errors, when (and when not) to rely on automatic accessibility checkers, and unexpected populations that benefit from accessible websites.

What Should a Website Cost?

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When: 
12/17/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour

Are you thinking about revamping your website but not sure where to start? Are you working with a web developer but wonder if you're paying too much? With all the tools and strategies available, it's hard to know where to start and what to expect. Attend this free webinar where Allen Gunn, Executive Director of Aspiration, will share valuable information about:

Assistive Technology for Public Computers

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When: 
12/10/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
one hour

Are you concerned about creating computer access for everyone? If so, you may want to consider using assistive technology. Not sure what this is or how it’s applicable to a public computer setting? This is the webinar for you! Kami Griffiths from TechSoup will interview Jane Vincent from Center for Accessible Technology. We will discuss hardware and software solutions, their costs and what it takes to get started.

FREE AARP Webinar on Green Jobs: What They Are and How to Find Them

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When: 
12/15/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour
"Green jobs” are in the news. With the increased focus on clean energy, "green" employment opportunities will grow significantly, experts say. But if you're a job-seeker, it can be hard to find practical information about green jobs. What are these jobs, exactly? How do you find out about them?

Library Computer Networking Q & A

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When: 
12/02/2009 - 8:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour

WebJunction's November focus is on Networking, and all month they are collecting your burning library networking questions. Then, on December 2, WebJunction and TechSoup for Libraries are teaming up to bring you a panel of library technology experts to field your questions.

Tech Training Made Simple with Online Videos

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When: 
11/18/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour
Wouldn’t it be great if complicated technology concepts were explained in a simple way that’s easy to understand? Imagine how something like this could assist you in training sessions for patrons or staff. Well look no further, Common Craft creates explanatory videos “In Plain English” that cover topics like green, money, society and technology.

Learn How TechSoup Can Help Your Organization

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When: 
11/12/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour
Whether you're a regular TechSoup for Libraries user or haven't heard of us til now, we've got a free webinar coming up that will likely show you something new about how you can get more out of the variety of (free) services we offer to nonprofits and libraries. Join TechSoup.org content creators, community leaders, and customer service support for a tour of how your library can use all that TechSoup has to offer to improve your technology and help reach your mission.

Free Webinar: Green Tech Tips for Small Organizations

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When: 
11/04/2009 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
45 minutes

Tomorrow, November 4th, TechSoup Talks and Microsoft will be conducting two free webinars which will help nonprofits and libraries learn how to reduce the environmental impact of their information technology and how to effectively use IT to improve their organizations’ efficiency. We’ll discuss ways that greening IT can help reduce energy, resource usage and costs.

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