Welcome to the Discount for Technology page.
Public libraries that are purchasing new equipment or are working on grant proposals will find helpful links to discount resources. Public libraries that collect city and/or state taxes for operating expenses are eligible to use state contracts listed with the Dept. of Finance and Administration's Procurement page. There are also other organizations that assist non-profit business in saving money on technology.
Use Traveler to read magazine articles online or the entire magazine.
Computers in Libraries
Library Technology Reports
How to Read An Entire Magazine Issue
AUTIS Arkansas Users of Technology and Information Systems (Grant information)
Dept. of Finance & Adminstration State Contract
Federal Surplus Supply
TechSoup -- Hardware & Software
Training -- ASL Cont. Ed.; Traveler; Webinars -- Books, Technology, Library Management, Software Applications, etc.
Web Pages (Free)
Resources for Technology Information
http://www.cnet.com/topics/ereaders/products/ eReader reviews
http://www.libraryworks.com/ a service provided free of charge to the library community, is designed and delivered to enable administrators, librarians and media specialists to identify best practices, discover special offers and discounts on products and services, learn of new technologies and services, and other resources to help them and their libraries
http://www.librarystuff.net/ Select subject from Tag Clouds for current information
http://www.infotoday.com/ NewsBreak, Weekly News Digest, NewsLink Spotlight
http://www.libraryresource.com/ Services & Suppliers List; Research Reports; In-Depth Sector Reports
http://www.libraryjournal.com Select Technology for current articles
If you subscribe to Library Journal you can request LJXpress in e-mail or RSS feed
http://www.librarytechnology.org/ Library Technology Guides provides information on the technology products, companies, and trends that impact libraries. Whether you are in the process of selecting a library automation system, or just want to keep up with developments in the field, Library Technology Guides is the place to start.
http://www.pcmag.com/reviews Reviews for laptops, tablets, phones, apps, software, security, printers
http://stephenslighthouse.com/ Stephen Abram is a librarian and consultant with Lighthouse Partners and Dysart & Jones. He blogs on library strategies for direction, marketing, technology and user alignment.
http://www.usac.org/sl/ School & Library Erate
AUTIS Grant Program http://www.autis.org/grants.html
Connect Arkansas http://www.connect-arkansas.org/
DIS Customer Service Rep. Josh Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Traveler Online Training http://www.library.arkansas.gov/libraryDivisions/Traveler/Pages/PromotionTraining.aspx