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    February’s Security Information

    February’s OUCH Newsletter (PDF File) from the SANS organization is all about Malware – what it is, who uses it, why they use it and how to protect yourself from it. This goes along with a recent article in the Computers In Libraries magazine called […]

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    NExpress Meetings for 2014

    The NExpress Users Group meetings for 2014 have been scheduled. Come to the NEKLS office at 10m on: Jan 30, 2014 May 8, 2014 Sept 4, 2014 and Nov , 2013 We hope to see all the members of our NExpress group there!

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    Know-It-All: XP is Retiring

    The Windows XP operating system will no longer receive updates after April 8th of this year. No one knows with complete certainty what  effect this will have on those users who continue utilizing an XP driven machine. However, we do know that “black-hat” hackers can use […]

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    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year from the staff at NEKLS! Best wishes for a great 2014!

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    Book Art

    Looking for something to do with those books that are left over from your Friends’ book sales? You could try some book art to help decorate your library or to use as part of a program for your patrons! From the simple folded pages that […]

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    EContent Forum Overview

    NEKLS hosted a half-day forum  regarding eContent, current library offerings,  and barriers faced by libraries.  The discussion groups then brainstormed ideas for possible programs, services, training and marketing solutions that might be implemented by NEKLS. The morning began with presentations by Jeff Tate, TSCPL; Jo […]

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    Donations online

    Do you have a wishlist? Many of our libraries have lists of things they really want to get – when the budget allows or when someone donates some money to the library. You can speed up the process of getting those things by using an […]

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    IT Security in Libraries

    At the recent LITA (Library Information Technology Association) conference, I attended a pre-conference session on technology security in libraries. Blake Carver, the library security professional who presented the talk, had a great deal to say about staying secure on your library computers – he covered […]

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    Techbench: Keep On, Makin’ On

    This past weekend, while waiting for my Eggs Benny, a friend approached me. He  asked me to explain this “maker thing” in 30 seconds, and though the idea of making is fairly simple, the how and why are far more complex than mere seconds allow. […]

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    NEKLS children’s services collection resources

    In advance of tomorrow’s Weave a Tale Storytelling Workshop, I’ve put together a list of resources from the NEKLS professional collection and the web of related resources, including books, kits, magazines, and websites. You are welcome to request materials from our professional collection. Contact Teri […]

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