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Mobile Printing

Information presented by Bob Johnson for the TIF meeting, 1/9/2013 at the  Sachem Public Library.

Mobile Printing
The biggest reasons why people didn’t print from their mobile devices 2011-2012

1) Lack of access to a printer (48%)
2) Lack of support from a mobile device (32%)
3) No need to print was third, at just (29%)


*Printer On

HP e-Print

Google Cloud Print

*Efi – PrintMe Mobile


FingerPrint 2

Xerox Mobile Print

January 2013 Technology Information Forum Meeting

Hi Folks,

Hope you all had a wonderful New Year! I sincerely hope that 2013 finds all of you healthy and happy!
I have no doubt that this year will bring about great technological changes and challenges. We look forward to getting through them together!
Remember that the TIF Group belongs to all of us and we value everyone as members and active participants in our demonstrations and discussions. We welcome new topics and ideas and appreciate your time and dedication to this group. If you have an idea for a topic or something you would like to demonstrate to the group, please contact me to arrange this.
Our first TIF meeting of the new year will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the Sachem Public Library. The original schedule of Thursday, January 10th proved to be a conflict. Sorry for the short notice and I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Details are as follows:
What: January 2013 Technology Information Forum Meeting
When: January 9, 2013
Where: Sachem Public Library
Host: Alan Schelp / Head of Electronic Services
2d Scanning – What is it and why do we need it?
Wireless printing
How do you do it?
What is necessary for a feasible solution?
How do you charge for wireless printing?
What are our options?
A few additional ideas for topics posted by Stephen Ingram:
Google Analytics overview
How to track statistics
Staff pages
Web page design
Talking tech to staff and patrons
When is the last time you trained staff
What tech are you using in your daily and professional life.
What tech are patrons using.
How are you as a tech department serving the patrons and how are you letting them know about it?
Which email programs are staff using the most?
Do you have old file cabinets of information that can be digitized or discarded?
How often does tech have meetings with regular staff to talk about changes?
How do you inform the staff if there is a probem: phone/ webanner/ cry out loud?
Ho do you prepare your staff for change?
Do you solicit ideas from staff on how to improve your system/communication?
We have plenty to talk about! We will also leave time for discussing what’s going on in our own library world.
Hope to see you all at Sachem on Wednesday!

TIF meeting dates 2013

Meeting Dates 2013

Thursday – January 10th – Sachem
Thursday – February 7th – Elwood
Thursday – March 7th – Half Hollow Hills
Thursday – April 4th – Huntington
Thursday – April 4th – East Hampton
May – Long Island Library Conference
Thursday – June 6th – East Islip
July – Enjoy Summer
August – Enjoy Summer
Thursday – September 5th – Cutchogue
Thursday – October 4th – Brentwood
Thursday – November 7th – Hauppauge
Annual Meeting – TBD

Technology Information Forum Meeting – Thursday, May 10, 2012 – South Country Library

The next TIF Meeting will be at the South Country Library on May 10, 2012.

What: Technology Information Forum Meeting

Where: South Country Library

When: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Directions: http://sctylib.org/libraryinfo.htm

Time: 9:30 am coffee 10 am meeting Open discussion and demonstrations. See you all there! Bob

Fog links from April 5th TIF meeting

Here are some Fog links and links  I found helpful

to create hardware independent Windows 7 Images.

– Evan

Fog Project




DHCP settings to work with Fog


The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows® 7


Sysprep Windows 7 Machine Start to Finish


Driverpacks.net downloads


Windows 7 Deployment FOG- SAD2 Driver tool



April 2012 TIF Meeting

It’s time for the April TIF Meeting!!!

What: April 2012 TIF Meeting Where: Patchogue Medord Public Library

Directions: http://www.pmlib.org/abouthoursanddirections

When: Thursday, April 5, 2012 Time: 9:30 coffee 10 am meeting

Hosts: Evan Gape Topics up for discussion: Imaging Software (Evan will be demonstrating Fog Imaging software). We may also go over some virtualization solutions that are offered through VMWare.

Open Discussion – Roundtable See you there!!! Bob J.

TIF Meeting – Thursday – March 1, 2012 – East Hampton Library

It’s time for the March TIF Meeting!!!
What: March 2012 TIF Meeting
Where: East Hampton Library
When: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Time: 9:30 coffee 10 am meeting
Hosts: Arleen West
Topics for discussion: Google+ and hangouts- Social Networking in General (bring your experiences and best practices) – Public Services Technology (how do we help bring the technology to the public services staff).
Open Discussion – Roundtable
See you there!!!
Bob J.

TIF – Technology Information Forum Meeting – February 2, 2012 – A+ Technologies, Bay Shore

A+ will be hosting our next technology meeting at their Bay Shore facility. A+ is a leader in innovative technology and will have some amazing hardware and software on display. The comfy leather chairs don’t hurt either… 🙂   Please see the topics for discussion below. ALL ARE WELCOME!!! DON’T MISS THIS ONE!
What: February 2012 Technology Meeting
When: February 2, 2012
Time: 9:30 am Coffee 10 am Meeting
Where: A+ Technology Facility
1490 North Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Demonstrations and Discussions
Audio Visual Solutions
Video On-Demand/Distribution Systems
Digital Signage

Fixed and Mobile Presentation Systems
Video Conferencing
Intercoms/PA and Sound Systems
Printing Solutions
IT – Evaluation, Planning, Development
LAN/WAN Infrastructure
Routers and Switches
Servers and Storage Area Networks
Business Continuity Solutions
Network Security
Email Archiving