You Can Do I.T. Basic Library Technology Series

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You Can Do I.T. - Basic Network Technology for Libraries
This is an introduction to the foundations of internet connectivity, focusing on implementation in libraries.

    Testimonials from our in-person You Can Do I.T. Network Technology workshop:

Topics covered are:
  • Define common terms used in computer networking
  • Understand broadband options available and find ISPs serving their library and/or community
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct speed checks to monitor broadband service in their library
  • Identify hardware devices used/needed in a computer network
  • Understand the functions and/or purpose of common network devices
  • Understand modern cabling design and specifications, and best practices to use when installing network cabling
  • Configure typical wired and wireless routers
  • Implement basic backups, security and restoration procedures
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In person workshops were delivered in Spring and Fall 2015. No new workshops have been scheduled.


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