Technology

Automation
Related resources to automation information about library automation, including circulation/cataloging, integrated library management systems, open source solutions, retrospective conversion, and more.
E-rate for Libraries
All the E-rate information available in one spot. Help with forms, answers to questions, helpful resources Schools and e-rate
eReader Information
Getting Started, e-reader Comparisons, Loaning e-readers: Policies & Agreements; e-readers & Accessibility; e-reader handout in Word to customize

MSLN and Networkmaine

  • MSLN - The Maine School and Library Network provides internet access, email, web hosting, and other internet related services to almost 1000 schools and libraries across the state of Maine.
  • Networkmaine is a Unit of the University of Maine System providing the states Research & Education community with the access to high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity that is crucial for todays high-technology research. Funding for libraries and schools MSLN connections is provided by the federal E-rate program and the Maine Telecommunications Education Access Fund (MTEAF). See requirements and more information about library and school MSLN/Networkmaine Participation.
  • Sign up for MSLN's Twitter Feed for MSLN Network Status Updates: Get notified if the internet is experiencing problems or down.
  • On-Site Support Technician for MSLN: On-Site Support Technician (former MSLN Circuit Rider) The On-Site Support Technician provides on-site assistance to resolve local technical problems. You must first contact the Help Desk at 1-888-FOR-MSLN (1-888-367-6756) or support@msln.net.
Video Conferencing
Helpful information relating to Video Conferencing, workshops and consultations. Request Desktop Video Conferencing Account
Educational Media
Educational video library & services, digital video services, tape duplication and video-production, consultation, and technical support

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