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Automation / IT services

The Systems Department of the Eastern Shore Regional Library provides automation and technology support to the eight county library systems. The primary responsibility is to provide guidance on the best use of current technology and positioning the Library Systems to take full advantage of developing technology. The department is comprised of seven full time staff.

Services include:

  • Design and construction of local area networks
  • Development of a wide area network
  • Development of wireless networks
  • Offer consultation and web development services to Shore Public Libraries as requested
  • Provide the shore library community with an Internet presence and Internet e-mail accounts
  • Provide evaluation and recommendations for the implementation of new technology
  • Maintenance and installation of personal computers and data communications devices
  • Provide video conference facilities for the library community
  • Help public libraries with digitization projects utilizing the ESRL digitization lab
  • Develop and conduct computer hardware, software and Internet training courses
  • Cooperative purchasing for computers and related peripherals
  • Provide support for several county libraries Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Help troubleshoot electronic resources subscription problems

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