Libraries Connect Communities and Broadband Resources: Broadband 101

Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Libraries Connect Communities & Broadband Resources Webinar #1: Broadband 101
Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EST

During this webinar, participating libraries will learn more about the following topics: 

•    Why is broadband important?

•    What can you do with Fiber?

•    Tools for undrstanding your network

         •    Network Diagram

         •    Rack Diagram

•    Library Network Practices

•    Resources for funding/supporting broadband in your library


Workshop Facilitators: Austin Gamble, Director, Research and Community Engagement, KINBER and Carson Block, Principal, Carson Block Library Consulting 

Please register by May 26, 2021, to guarantee your spot! A confirmation email with webinar details and insturctions on how to join will be sent to you prior to the webinar. 

Participation in the workshop is virtual and can be via audio only via a traditional phone line or through an internet based connection via your standard web broswer. 

This project is made possible by Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funds through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

This workshop is presented by the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), a not-for-profit membership organization that provides broadband connectivity, fosters collaboration, and promotes the innovative use of digital technologies for the benefit of Pennsylvania.

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