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Online technology classes:

  • Offered via Adobe Connect (no special software needed).
  • If you can't attend the "live" sessions, you can watch a recording.

Resources and Tools

  • iPad Support: Just getting started using an Apple iPad? Check out these select resource:
  • e-Science: Advances in digital technologies and communication have converged to form the new methodology of scientific research known as e-Science. There are new roles for librarian's to play in support of e-Science just waiting to be discovered. Visit this site from the New England Region to learn more.
    • Recommended Training Events:
      • In person: Western e-Science Boot Camp Save the Date June 19-21, 2013

        Western Science Boot Camp for Librarians in beautiful Boulder Colorado! Science Boot Camp for Librarians are immersive 2 1/2 day events featuring educational presentations about science. Based on the successful annual event in Massachusetts, the Western version will also focus on three science subjects and invite local faculty experts to present overviews and current research endeavors. Science topics for this event are TBD. Stay tuned for further announcements! Partially funded by GWLA.

  • HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act): Regional Extention Centers and Community College Consortia Health Information Technology are two projects being supported by the NN/LM MCR.
  • Keeping up with new technologies: how can you keep up? Take a look at our list of our best picks to learn about new technology, e-science, and informatics.
  • Communication Tools: reviews and checklist of the latest tools.
  • EHRs: An overview of EHRs, Meaningful Use, CMS Incentive Programs, and the librarian's role in EHR technology.
  • Strategies for Increasing Internet Access to Restricted Resources: Assistance for overcoming Internet access barriers and implementating Web 2.0 technologies.


Contact us for help with:

  • Emerging technologies, such as wikis, blogs, social bookmarking, and social networking
  • Videoconferencing and computer-based voice over IP services, such as Skype
  • Podcasting, video casting, or video broadcasting


Please contact John Bramble, Technology Coordinator, at