E-Rate 2.0: What it means for your library

E-rate, the Schools and Libraries Universal Service Program, has just E-rate UENundergone the greatest transformation since it was originally authorized in 1996. These changes offer new opportunities previously unavailable to many E-rate eligible libraries in Utah. Join us in a Utah Education Network (UEN) E-rate webinar session where we’ll discuss these changes, offer our perspective on new opportunities, and brainstorm with library constituents on how to best take advantage of E-rate 2.0.

Topics include:

  • New Annual Funding Cap – $3.9 Billion annually
  • Category 2 (formerly known as Priority 2) additional funding and new service possibilities
  • E-rate qualification, competitive bidding, application process, and timelines
  • UEN and State Library resources available to you to help you navigate the E-rate process

Presenter: Sabrina Scott, State E-Rate Coordinator, Utah Education Network

Host: Juan T. Lee, Utah State Library

Location: Online

Audience: Library Directors & Trustees interested in saving money on Internet and other online expenses

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Auto Repair Reference Center

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In this Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) Database Training we will:

  • Locate the Database
  • Identify the Help Section
  • Search a vehicle
  • Overview each topic in the Topics Menu, and learn to navigate between those pages
  • Overview the Care & Repair Tips, Troubleshooting, and Auto IQ sections of AARC

Presenter: Katie Larsen, Tooele City Library

Audience: All Utah library workers, especially those working with online resources

Date: Nov, 20, 2014

Ebsco Reference Centers

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On Pioneer: Utah’s Online Library, all public libraries in Utah have access to new Ebsco resources. Come and get a general overview of what’s there for us, and how to find and use them:

  • Biography Reference Center
  • History Reference Center
  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
  • Legal Information Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Poetry and Short Story Reference Center
  • Points of View Reference Center
  • Science  Reference Center
  • Small Business Reference Center

Presenter: Colleen Eggett, USL

Audience: All Utah library workers, especially those working with online resources

Date: Nov. 13, 2014