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May 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

With so many library buildings still closed, but online services booming, there is so much going on in libraryland. Discover what's new in library tech!

May 06, 2020


Check Out TechSoup's COVID-19 Resource Page!

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many things have changed. Discover some information and resources that we hope will help your library!

May 04, 2020


What Comes Next for Libraries?

The coronavirus crisis has transformed the way we interact. Libraries need to keep up with the changes and with digital transformations. Read more!

May 01, 2020


April 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read news about the $50 million grant program in the CARES Act, coronavirus resources, free Booklist and Book Links content, and much more.

April 13, 2020


Introducing the Library 2.0 Small and Rural Library Conference

The Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries conference will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, from 12 to 3 p.m., U.S. Pacific time.

April 10, 2020


Office 2010 Is Retiring, but Here's How Your Library Can Get Free Office 365

The popular Microsoft Office 2010 is soon going to reach its end of support.The good news is that your library can get Office 365 or Office Standard 2019.

April 08, 2020


March 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read news about women's history resources, the new Carol Shields Prize for Women's Fiction, the new nonprofit women's issues news site, and lots more.

March 06, 2020


How Your Patrons Can Recycle Their Old Electronic Devices

Here's everything you need to know to recycle electronics, including donating or selling your old cellphones, laptops, and other electronic devices.

March 04, 2020


February 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read news on resources for African American History Month, a bill to send librarians to prison, record-breaking loans of digital materials, and much more.

February 07, 2020


January 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read news about the books that defined the past decade, books that have been repeatedly banned, the sale of OverDrive, and much more.

January 10, 2020


Cyber Legal Clinics Create Access to Employment

Read how a library and a legal service improved access to civil legal justice for low-income rural community members, with a cyber legal clinic.

January 09, 2020


Library Tech Trends for 2020

Read our predictions about privacy, abandoning late fees, a new social media app, PLA's DigitalLearn project, Library 2.0, and digital collections.

January 08, 2020