Mary Backus

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The Life Story of the Fish returns

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The life story of the fish, Curtis, Brian. 1938 was checked out of the Warner Library on November 25th, 1964, and was returned to the Davis Family Library today. Must have been quite an upstream journey.

Google Apps Evaluation Summary: Support (Microsoft/Exchange perspective)

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Support Evaluation – MS/Exchange perspective. Author: Jim Beauchemin
Microsoft Office 2010 Web Apps Support

Outline for “Other” Evaluation Presentation

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Google Apps Evaluation Outline
Topic – Other Features/ Applications
Chris Norris – Exchange Presenter, Alex Chapin – Google Presenter, Mary Backus – Moderator
September 3, 2010, 11:00 – 12:00

1. Real time Chat
2. Docs
3. Marketplace
4. Wave
5. Web site creation
6. Video and multimedia

Outline for Support Evaluation Presentation

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Google Apps Evaluation – Support
Chris Norris – google presenter, Jim Beauchemin – exchange presenter, Mary Backus – moderator
August 31, 2010, 3:00 – 4:00 PM

1. Live, “high touch” support – What will be different for LIS staff and community members when they ask for help?
2. Documentation – What will be different for community members and LIS staff when producing or accessing documentation?
3. Training – What will be different in how LIS delivers training and education, and in how community members learn to use services?
4. Crisis Management – What will be different when a community member needs immediate help to accomplish their work?
5. Administration – What opportunities exist for delegated administration for these two models?