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Libraries

How Salado Public Library Serves Its Rural Texas Community

Salado Library started as a volunteer effort and now serves its rural community with all the services modern libraries offer to address the digital divide.

August 12, 2022

Libraries

Library Innovations for 2022

Discover three ways that libraries and the communities that gather around them are overcoming barriers and advancing technology through innovation.

April 15, 2022

Libraries

Public-Access Solutions for Libraries

Public-access devices are an essential service for many library patrons. Your best options will consider hardware, security, and software licensing.

March 10, 2022

Libraries

Keep Your Library Cybersecure

Learn about cybersecurity threats, the specific vulnerabilities affecting libraries, and how you can protect your organization from attacks.

March 02, 2022

Libraries

Helping Public Libraries Navigate Microsoft's Program Changes

Libraries will now access TechSoup Microsoft products through its academic offers. This will give them more licensing options at a slightly higher cost.

January 06, 2022

Libraries

6 Ways You Can Safeguard Patrons' Privacy at Your Library

Patrons share a lot of information with libraries. Here are a few starting points to consider about keeping their information private and secure.

October 06, 2021

Libraries

Zoom Helps Nonprofits Break Barriers to Deliver on Their Missions

For organizations such as libraries and heritage organizations, Zoom has made it possible to reach audiences that were totally inaccessible previously.

September 21, 2021

Libraries

July 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

In July’s newsbytes you will find more about the emergency connectivity fund reimbursements, the national e-book collaboration, human libraries, and more!

July 07, 2021

Libraries

June 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read about Amazon's deal to make e-books and audiobooks available to U.S. libraries, the new cybercrime just for libraries, and more, in our June newsbites!

June 09, 2021

Libraries

A Fond Farewell

Jim Lynch of TechSoup for Libraries is retiring. Read his insights and musings about dramatic changes in recent years and other major figures in library tech.

June 07, 2021

Libraries

May 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read May's newsbytes on how to reach out to young patrons on TikTok, how libraries have done during the pandemic, how to encrypt your hard drive, and more!

May 13, 2021

Libraries

April 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Discover April’s newsbytes on funding for libraries in the ARPA, free Microsoft digital skills courses available through the end of 2021, and many more!

April 08, 2021