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Free Koha Intro Webinars

Join me for one of these free Koha introductory webinars!! Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Register: Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST Register: Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Register: Learn more about Koha on ByWater’s What is Koha? page.

Free Intro to Koha 3.10 Webinars

It seems like just yesterday we were offering Koha 3.8 demos, but last week Koha 3.10 was released and so it’s time to start showing you what’s new! Join us for one of the following free Koha 3.10 demo webinars. We’ll cover what Koha can do for your library with a focus on the newest features in this great release: Date: Monday, December 3, 2012 Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00  [ Read More ]

Free Open Source Webinars

I am teaching the following workshops for ByWater Solutions and you’re all welcome to join in – for FREE! Open Source in Libraries: Freedom and Community Librarians have adopted a culture of helplessness and workarounds when it comes to our software. Open source software is a way to get freed from these chains. But open source is about more than just software, it’s about community and a philosophy of freedom.  [ Read More ]

Open Source Web Conferencing Options

One open source tool that I use regularly is DimDim. It was the application we used at work and through the SLA for hosting web based meetings. Recently it was announced that DimDim is being sold and when you look at their SourceForge page you see that they haven’t released a new open source version since 2009. So the question becomes, “now what?” I did some searching today to see  [ Read More ]

Learn All About Open Source

Next week I’ll be teaching two webinars for METRO. They will focus on an intro to open source software (including ways to combat the FUD) and a toolbox of 30+ applications you can use in your library today to provide better services to your patrons without any hidden fees. If you plan to be at your desk around these times maybe you’d like to join us! Practical Open Source Software  [ Read More ]

Google Custom Search Engine Webinar

This sounds interesting: Join the TLT Group to learn how to better use the Google Custom Search Engine. January 9, 2pm-3pm EST Using Google Custom Search Engine: Turning an Information Fire Hose into a Precision Instrument (TLT) For more information and to register for this program, visit:

New MaintainIT Webinars

Don’t miss the January webinars from the MaintainIT crew: Effectively Collaborating with Other Libraries and Partners: A MaintainIT Book Club Discussion When: 01/06/2009 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific (Noon Mountain/1 PM Central/2 PM Eastern) Registration link: Effectively Collaborating Duration: One hour Every month, MaintainIT hosts an online book club discussion. We select a chapter from one of the free Cookbooks, invite people to read it, and then meet to discuss. January’s  [ Read More ]

Free webinar on open source

Make sure you mark your calendars, invite your colleagues, and share info about this event with all of your library friends: Date: Mon, Nov 24, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM EST Duration: 1 hour Host(s): Brenda Hough Why are some libraries making the decision to use free and open-source software? Popular reasons include: it’s free! It’s customizable. You are vendor-independent. Security and reliability are also cited as benefits by users. Is  [ Read More ]

Free Koha Webinars

I found this on the VALE Users’ / NJ ACRL / NJLA CUS Conference Blog: You and your staff are invited to attend a free WALDO/LibLime webinar featuring the Koha Integrated Library Software. As you heard at the Next Generation Academic Library System Symposium sponsored by IMLS, VALEnj and The College of New Jersey, WALDO is partnering with LibLime for its new ILS and is excited about the progress that  [ Read More ]

PHP Webinars

I know I’m not programming in PHP anymore – but that doesn’t mean that some of you aren’t. Thanks Ray for pointing out these webinars for PHP programmers. Webinar: Part one – Seven Steps To Better PHP January 09, 2008 – Your computer via Webex Webinar: Part two – Seven Steps To Better PHP Code January 23, 2008 – Your computer via Webex Learn more.

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