New at TechSoup: Online Courses from Atomic Training

Tech Soup Blog

For nonprofits, libraries, and their constituents, training is essential to keep technology knowledge and skills up to date. Organizing software trainings for your library or public computer lab. Hear what other nonprofits and libraries are saying in our Community Forums.

The Best Online Safety Resources for YOUR Organization

Tech Soup Blog

Luckily, there are some great Internet safety resources that are specific for healthcare organizations , libraries , seniors , kids , and small offices (like the ones that most nonprofits have). Like it or not, it is not possible to keep kids off the Internet.

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Mozilla Service Week Starts Today!

Amy Sample Ward

This week is about using the Internet to make life better, and its not too late to get involved! Mozilla believes everyone should know how to use the Internet, have easy access to it, and have a good experience when they’re online.

Celebrating Free Agents: Mark Horvath Launches WeAreVisible

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

His new project is a social media literacy website to help homeless people learn how to use the Internet to tell their stories, build community and connect with support services. The content is fantastic — particularly the tutorials.

Private Foundations Are Now Eligible for Citrix Online Donations

Tech Soup Blog

Conducting training sessions on the road, or bringing constituents to you, are just some of the many ways Citrix is helping nonprofits and libraries. For a thorough overview of this process, visit our How to Use TechSoup page or watch our Getting Started with TechSoup video tutorials.

Photoshop Elements vs. Photoshop

Tech Soup Blog

This newly updated image- and video-editing bundle runs on Windows machines or Macs, and is now available to eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries through TechSoup. You can start at Adobe's own Learn Photoshop CS6 tutorials on Adobe TV.

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Photoshop Elements 11 vs. Photoshop CS6

Tech Soup Blog

This newly updated image- and video-editing bundle runs on Windows machines or Macs, and is now available to eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries through TechSoup. You can start at Adobe's own Learn Photoshop CS6 tutorials on Adobe TV.

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A Guide to Windows 8 Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Is Windows 8 right for your nonprofit or library? See Windows 8 in action at our Windows 8 for Nonprofits & Libraries webinar this Thursday, November 1 at 11 a.m. Windows 8 also comes with the new Internet Explorer 10. Microsoft's library of Windows 7 videos.

10 Amazing Environmental Nonprofits You Need to Know About

Tech Soup Blog

It operates the PCs for Maine program, which provides refurbished computers to low-income individuals, schools, nonprofits, and libraries for use as public access workstations. Find our in-depth profile of Information Technology Exchange on TechSoup for Libraries.

Swept Up in a Google Wave

Idealware

The web is as much an application as it is a library now. After all, the worst public/private mistakes on the internet have generally involved someone "replying to all" when they didn't mean to. The Wave as internet evolution idea supports a favored notion: data wants to be free.

A Guide to Windows 8 Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Is Windows 8 right for your nonprofit or library? We curated a list of the most useful Windows 8 apps for nonprofits and libraries. Windows 8 also comes with the new Internet Explorer 10. is packed full of information tailored especially to nonprofits and libraries.

A Guide to Windows 8 Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Is Windows 8 right for your nonprofit or library? We curated a list of the most useful Windows 8 apps for nonprofits and libraries. Windows 8 also comes with the new Internet Explorer 10. is packed full of information tailored especially to nonprofits and libraries.

Software to Grow Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Content management programs like Windows SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites (admin fee: $708) are used for deploying and managing a public-facing website. There’s no one-size fits all technology solution for nonprofits and libraries, and it’s important to remember that.

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meanwhile, library geeks are talking about tagging. Games for Social Change gaming and libraries was recently published and the author is the Shifted Librarian and My Avatar Wears Tight Jeans and 4 Other Things I learned from Internet Librarian 2006 is worth the read from Michael Stephens.

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The Participatory Museum Process Part 4: Adventures in Self-Publishing

Museum 2.0

Two pieces of advice if you are thinking about making a book on your own: There are lots of tutorials--books, videos, etc.--available available for free at your library and on the web. This is the final segment in a four-part series about writing The Participatory Museum.

So you want to build a facebook application, now what?

Beaconfire Wire

Make sure your developer is familiar with the API and one of the official language libraries. I strongly recommend PHP which is one of the two official Facebook API libraries, the other being javascript. The unofficial libraries are ASP.NET, ASP, (VBScript), Cocoa, ColdFusion, C++, C#, D, Emacs Lisp, Java, Lisp, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, VB.NET, and Windows Mobile. Any internet user.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources! HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. Internet Archive Wayback Machine :: archive.org/web. The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is an online library of almost 500 billion screenshots of websites since 1996.

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Snappa is a simple-to-use graphic design tool with a built-in stock photo, illustration, and icons library. HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. Internet Archive Wayback Machine :: archive.org/web. Internet Live Stats :: internetlivestats.com.

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Nonprofits and Second Life and Other Games

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The online environment is capable of supporting hundreds or thousands of playters simultaneously over the Internet. To do more research (that's what I told my son when he busted me - "Mommy why are you playing games in the Internet when you won't let me play?),

How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

This tutorial doesn’t cover moving your e-mail over from another e-mail system to Google Apps. If enough people are interested, I can write a tutorial for that as well. Brent said: I attempted to follow your tutorial.

July NetSquared Think Tank Round-Up: Building a Culture of Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

Here are a few ways that developers and product managers can think about making existing sites and applications more accessible: Understanding basic accessibility - " Unfortunately, not much of the population understands that people who are visually impaired can use the internet just as well as sighted indivduals can, including web developers. The website includes many resources including guidelines and tutorials - suggested by Amanda Ward via Linkedin.

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Snappa is a simple-to-use graphics design tool with a built-in stock photo, illustration, and icons library. HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. Internet Archive Wayback Machine :: archive.org/web. Internet Live Stats :: internetlivestats.com.

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36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. Internet Archive Wayback Machine :: archive.org/web. The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is an online library of almost 500 billion screenshots of websites since 1996.

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Free Graphics Software and Images

Tech Soup Blog

It’s the simplest tool I‘ve found to add a caption to an image to make an Internet meme. There’s also the GIMP Basics tutorial, which is more geeky, but still manageable. and tutorials. TechSoup: Free Infographic Tools for Nonprofits and Libraries.