Have just added a screencast to the filtering primer page on using squidGuard to do web filtering on a pfSense firewall.
Later this year, Google is bringing super fast internet to the Atlanta area:
Emily Almond, Director of IT at GPLS writes: “Google is considering fiber deployments in 34 more cities. We’re working with ALA OITP, who is talking with Google Fiber folks about how they can (and should engage) with library directors as they begin feasibility conversations with local leaders. They’ve already done some good work with the Kansas City (MO) public library: http://www.kclibrary.org/blog/kc-unbound/how-kc-library-got-google-fiber, and the library is one of the case studies being developed by the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana as part its IMLS grant on Inclusive Gigabit Libraries.”
2014 Technology Boot Camp page posted with shiny new logo and mission for this year’s camp!
So, for once I completely agree with Zuckerberg and Gates: A Case for Cheaper Broadband in Schools – NYTimes.com. Glad to see we’re not alone in coming to this conclusion!
The $2m MRR computer replacement orders have been placed: 62 library systems (402 branches) are receiving new public access computers. Here’s a breakdown of how the money was spent: MRR funds for computer replacement.
Please see our newly minted Google Chrome setup page for more information on setup and configuration.
Post about Georgia’s Network Project on District Dispatch – News for Friends of Libraries from the ALA Washington Office.
Digitial Inclusion Infographic released by OCLC: The Internet is Important to Everyone.
Google webcast, designed specifically for Georgia libraries. In partnership with Lecia Eubanks, Director of Cherokee Regional Library System, talking the recent Rossville pilot and answering questions about how to deploy the same setup in your system.
Added Information page on Google Chrome products and the Rossville pilot.