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    Know-It-All: Reboot!

    A running joke featured in the British TV show, The IT Crowd, involves the members of the IT department responding to every computer problem with “have you tried turning it off and back on again?”. While the cry of “reboot your computer” is a common […]

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    Productivity Training

    Today I visited with the Bonner Springs staff for a productivity training session. The staff took a self survey that will be used to help pinpoint areas they could benefit from additional training in. We covered lots of keyboard shortcuts, and tips that might be […]

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    Professional Development via MOOC

    Some of your NEKLS colleagues have signed up for a MOOC. For those of you who aren’t sure what a MOOC actually is, it’s a Massive Open Online Class – a college-level course that is offered for free via the Internet, often from excellent professors […]

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    Know-It-All: Clear Your Cache

    A browser’s cache is stored data that expedites the loading of web content. When you clear it, you get rid of the old data so that you can replace it with current data. If you are having irregular behavior in koha since the upgrade to […]

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    Duct Tape, Circuits, and Knitting, Oh My! Maker Culture at Your Library (SWKLS Tech Day)

    Dan Alexander (NEKLS), Heather Braum (NEKLS), and Erin Downey Howerton (Wichita Public Library) presented at the 2014 SWKLS Tech Day on maker culture. Resources, links, and more are found on the NEKLS Makers page. Session description: Maker culture, maker spaces, and content creation are new movements […]

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    Easier NEKLS Tech Support

    If you’ve Emailed tech@nekls.org lately, you may have noticed the response looks a little different than it did in the past. Looking closely at the Email you’ll find that you have a “ticket number” and that you may “view ticket in Zendesk” if you want. […]

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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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