Digital Lites Blog

RUSA Member Resources for Net Neutrality

Please note the new draft order is scheduled to be voted on by the five FCC commissioners on December 14. Find resources below to contact your congressional representative and two information pieces to help equip patrons and yourself. A message from Arlene Weismantel,...

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Net Neutrality, Perspective

Action likely to be taken by the current FCC will not kill Net Neutrality, it will change the rules which will change the dynamic between service providers, service consumers, and regulators but may have anywhere from no to significant impact (in either direction) on quality or value of services.

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Webinar: Amplifying Community Engagement

With SELF-e and other self-managed self-publishing programs, libraries have become a channel for ebook distribution and discovery while creating a positive and supportive environment for local writers and readers. 

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Net Neutrality: Take Action

Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must enable access to all legal content and applications regardless of the source and without favoring or blocking specific services or websites. Make your voice heard now by emailing your member of Congress to support net neutrality protections.

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How Collection Weeding Makes a Better World

While collections constantly grow, shelf space doesn’t. Join us for a discussion on how Better World Books solves weeding issues and reduces operational costs all while giving new life to your old books, empowering worldwide literacy, and supporting the environment.

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Office 365 Now Supports No Password Expiration

Microsoft Office 365 now supports no expiration on passwords. While there will always be trade-offs between convenience and security in maintaining user accounts and passwords, it is the lack of choice which tends to be irksome.

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Embracing eBooks Like a Boss

Join us as we hear from four public library thought-leaders as they speak to how their libraries address non-fiction collection challenges by embracing Gale eBooks on GVRL…like a boss.

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