The Gigabit Libraries Network and San Jose State University's iSchool put out a call for proposals on libraries using TV Whitespace. The selected libraries "will initiate partnership projects with neighboring anchor institutions to explore and develop innovative uses for TV Whitespace (TVWS) to support remote fixed and portable library hotspots at new locations in their communities."
See this document for more information on the grant. If a library is interested in applying, there is a two-minute preliminary checklist video to see if the library qualifies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5IucDfMJ5w&feature=youtu.be.
American Graphics Institute’s Library Partner Program offers no-cost technology training and digital books to library patrons from participating libraries. The self-paced online courses cover a range of popular skills:
Free Digital Classroom Books from American Graphics Institute
These self-paced training programs are from the authors of the Digital Classroom series of books and training videos that were created by American Graphics Institute. More than one million of these books are in print. Access to the training includes free Digital Classroom book access: complete digital versions of these books are provided to participating library patrons. Access to accompanying video tutorials from the authors and lesson files are also provided.
Qualifications for libraries to participate (read more...)
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