Category Archives: Technology

Digital Literacy and public libraries

Digital literacy, transliteracy, tech savvy..No matter what you cal it, understanding technology is absolutely essential in today’s world. Many services that used to be handled over the phone or in person are now almost exclusively online. Now, you need certain … Continue reading

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CRM systems and Nonprofits – PATH Nonprofit Bootcamp

CRM systems can help a nonprofit manage their information collected from their customers or constituents. There are several options of vaying degree of cost. Some are free and same have different levels of not-free. CiviCRM – Nicholai Burton, of Park … Continue reading

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Getting Googley – PATH Nonprofit Bootcamp Liveblog

9:00 a.m.- 12 pm This is the opening general session where Googlers Alex Abelin, Spencer Thomas and Addison Nuding are demonstrating Google products and services. First up is Alex Abelin, from Google, to speak on its products. He is covering … Continue reading

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To TwitPic or Not?

The popular phot sharing service for Twitter, Twipic, has been in the news lately because it was announced they would be selling users’ pictures to third parties to be used in ads. I am not sure about your average consumer … Continue reading

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Blogging for Business Live Blog

Blogging for Business by Reference Librarian Amanda Holling 12 pm at the Charleston County Library’s Small Business & Nonprofit Networking Lunch Blogs are an inexpensive, relatively simple way to give your small business or nonprofit an active web presence. Learn … Continue reading

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Libraries and ebooks

Ebooks have over the past few years really increased in popularity mostly due to the introduction of several high quality eReaders like the Nook, Amazon’s Kindle and the iPad just to name a few. On a personal note, I purchased … Continue reading

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Do you “like” your library?

It is such an odd thing to think of whether you like your library or not? Of course we do, many tell me that they love their library. Over the past several years, many public libraries have reached out to … Continue reading

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BarcampCHS Newbie!

So I have just attended my very first unconference. It was very different than what I expected but I loved it and since I did not bring my computer with me, I am writing one big entry for everything. (I … Continue reading

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Loving the new and improved Nook by Barnes & Noble

If you had told me a year ago that I would spend money on purchasing a eReader, I would have balked but I am completely in love with my recent purchase of the Nook eReader from Barnes & Noble. I … Continue reading

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Social Media Strategy Workshop

Every month the library hosts a Small Business & Nonprofit Networking Lunch. This is a chance for people who work with nonprofits and small business owners to get together and learn new strategies to help in their specific roles.  Each … Continue reading

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