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5 Things Nonprofits and Libraries Can Do with Mobile Beacon Hotspots

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Ask anyone who's used a hotspot — odds are they'll tell you how convenient it is to be able to connect to the Internet from practically anywhere. TechSoup works with Mobile Beacon to provide Wi-Fi hotspots to nonprofits and libraries, and our members use them in myriad ways. Interested in using some in your work?

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TechSoup's Top Offers for Libraries

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Libraries are the lifeblood of many communities. Their impact goes much further than lending out books, often offering safe shelter and access to resources, event space, Internet services, and more.

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Libraries pivot to survive pandemic

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Libraries store the energy that fuels the Imagination. During COVID-19, libraries across the country have had to re-imagine themselves so they can continue fueling imaginations and serving communities. Libraries have helped fill the void by providing hot spot access and in some cases laptops computers to students.

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How to Make This Your Most Successful Library Giving Day

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Library Giving Day is an international one-day fundraising event that could significantly boost your library’s fundraising potential. How can you plan a more successful Library Giving Day? In 2022 alone, Library Giving Day reported 12,168 total donations adding up to $1.6 Check out what other libraries have done.

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How One Library Is “Loaning out the Internet” Using Mobile Technology

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People rely on their neighborhood library to borrow books, magazines, and movies. But borrowing the Internet? Providence Community Library (PCL) is leading the way. PCL is a nonprofit network of nine neighborhood libraries that provide free, accessible library services and serve as vibrant neighborhood hubs.

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How the Providence Community Library Loans Out Internet for Patrons to Take Home

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The more I look, the more I see nonprofit technology innovation happening in libraries, especially in the area of digital inclusion innovation. The Providence Community Library is a case in point. These devices, which are bundled with CLEAR 4G Internet are available at very low-cost from the TechSoup Mobile Beacon offer.

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SOS: Save Our Site! How Libraries Can Preserve Local Online History

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Now, the Internet Archive, an expert in preserving online content, is beginning a program to train librarians in web archiving. This program is offered in partnership with WebJunction and with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Register for webinar. About the Author. spanhidden.

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