Setting Up and Maintaining a Public Computer Center

Date & Time
Tuesday, April 7
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 9:15 a.m.

Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library
2345 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
$45 CAMLS libraries
$65 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$90 Non-members
Fee includes materials and coffee
Deadline: March 31
Limit: 20

If you are ready to establish a public computer center in your library or update an existing facility, this is your opportunity to get your questions about technical and non-technical issues answered by people with experience. Conducted at the recently expanded facility at Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library, this workshop will include discussions of space, policy, budget, wiring contractors, and network integration.

Matthew Augustine is a librarian and Computer Center Supervisor at Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library.
George Lenzer is the Technology Specialist at Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library.

The Computer Center at Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library opened in 1995, and underwent an expansion in 1997.

Intended Audience
Library Directors interested in establishing a computer center, and technical staff charged with set up and maintenance duties.
  • Gain budget and policy foresight in establishing and supporting a computer center

  • Get practical advice on technical issues

  • Receive a CD-ROM of essential freeware software
    Course Content
    • Budget considerations

    • Policies

    • Staffing

    • Technical support

    • Operating systems

    • Hardware and software installation

    • Networked/non-networked architecture

    • Network security

    • Seeing it in action-a hands-on tour of a working public computer center