TTW Mailbox: New Cookbooks from MaintainIT

Brenda Hough writes:

The MaintainIT Project is happy to announce the latest Cookbook! “Planning for Success”

It’s a free online resource with current ideas and best practices for planning, building, and managing your library’s computer technology. Librarians around the country have contributed their knowledge on topics ranging from security solutions and strategic maintenance practices to community building experiences involving Web 2.0 tools and vital partnerships. And the Cookbook is FREE.

Cookbook topics include:
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Evaluations and Metrics
Talking with non-techies
Standardizing your IT infrastructure
Leasing computers
Disk-cloning in libraries
Remote desktop software
Hiring the right techs
Selecting and configuring a firewall
Gaming in Libraries
What to Consider When Evaluating and Implementing Web 2.0 Tools in
Your Library
And more!!

Thanks to everyone who contributed to all three Cookbooks. These resources reflect the impressive work you all do, and we’re so happy to share them with everyone.

Don’t forget to check out the FREE webinars MaintainIT offers, too: