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Starting a Wi-Fi hotspot Lending Program at Your Library - AzLA Virtual Conference

Check out the Internet! A Wi-Fi hotspot is a small, portable device with a cell phone data plan that can connect laptops and other devices to the Internet. Wi-fi hotspot lending programs allow library users to have remote access to Internet service for free, closing the digital divide and increasing the library’s role as a digital inclusion champion. The lecture-style presentation will include an overview of digital inclusion, device lending best practices, and considerations for starting a hotspot lending program. It will also include early findings from the State Library’s pilot hotspot lending program and suggestions for incorporating hotspot lending into library programming.

Nicole Umayam is a Technology Outreach Specialist at the Arizona State Library.

Register for this or any other AzLA Virtual Conference session at https://azgov.webex.com/azgov/onstage/g.php?PRID=b92c53d9377748d008cf76f53a073abe.

The AzLA Virtual Conference is presented by the Arizona Library Association in partnership with the Arizona State Library.

 

 

Date:
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online
Categories:
  Continuing Education     Training