NCompass Live: Computer Networking for Librarians

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Join us for next week’s NCompass Live, “Computer Networking for Librarians”, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time.

Your computer network silently keeps your library running every day, but how much do you really know about it? Join Chris as he talks about how the network functions and the basic components that make it tick. We’ll review routers, switches, firewalls, and how everything works together, plus some tips on what to do if there’s a problem. Presented in a fun, accessible format, this session is introductory-level, and perfect for beginners.

Presenter: Chris Brown is assistant library director at the Pella (IA) Public Library. Chris has worked for more than eight years in public libraries as an IT professional, including managing the IT for a seven-branch library system. He recently completed work on the book Crash Course in Technology Planning, available now from Libraries Unlimited.

Upcoming NCompass Live events:

  • Nov. 23 – A Librarian Walks Into a Bar….
  • Nov. 30 – Reader of the Week
  • Dec. 7 – Technology Classes at Your Library
  • Dec. 14 – Best New Children’s Books of 2016
  • Dec. 28 – Best New Teen Books of 2016

For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage.

NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.

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