Technology Information Forum Meeting – Thursday, February 7, 2013 – Elwood Public Library – 10am

What: Feburary 2013 TIF Meeting
When: February 7, 2013
Where: Elwood Public Library
Time: 9:30 am coffee 10 am Meeting
      ALL ARE WELCOME!!!
Tentative discussion topics include:
Patron Authentication and Computer Use – How do you get the job done?

  •   Features
    • Time management
    • Acceptable use policy
    • Desktop control
  •   Patron response
  •   Printing
    •   Controlling pay for print
    •   Coin boxes
    •   Print cards
    •   Money collection
  •   Response from staff
  •   Control of machines
    • Time limits
    • Log off, reboot when done, etc…
    • Staff control, viewing, assistance, etc…
  •   What software do you allow patrons to use / sites do you link to?
    • Watch DVD’s
    • Listen to music
    • YouTube
    • Office versions
    • Create PDF files
    • Picture viewing
    • School / College based software / links
    • Community links
    • Quick links to library services on desktop
  • Updates
    • How frequently
    • What gets updated
      • Windows
      • Adobe
      • Java
      • Programs – Windows media, iTunes, etc…
    • How is it done
      • Server based
      • Individual
      • Third party software
  • Lock down software
    • Deep freeze
    • Group policy
I’m thinking that this will get us started – Please send me any additional topics for discussion that you would like to see included.
ALL ARE WELCOME!!!

Bob Johnson
Manager of Information and Technology Services
Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
120 Main Street
Setauket, NY 11733

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