Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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Science & Technology

Tech Talk Jabber (iPad)

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/02/20 - 5:15pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Learn how to install Jabber on an iPad- from adjusting your microphone and camera, calling sites or individuals, and adding and deleting contacts to and from your favorite(s) list.  Learn troubleshooting techniques and where to find number(s) to call will also be discussed in this session.

Thursday has been cancelled due to Dewey Divas

Presented: James Vent
Hosted:  Marigold Library System

Tech Talk Troubleshooting

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/02/20 - 5:07pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Want to solve common problems like not being able to see yourself, or be heard by others? This session will provide suggestions on how to fix common problems and what information to report to HQ helpdesk staff if the problem needs to be escalated. This intermediate level session is intended for staff who are already familiar with the basic functions of the videoconference equipment.

Presented: James Vent
Hosted:  Marigold Library System

Tech Talk Call a Colleague

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/02/20 - 5:04pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

The RISE Network was designed to make calling point-to-point easy. This Session will show you how you can call another videoconference site (even if they're not a RISE location) when you need to, without any lead time or without having to contact your RISE Consultant.

Presented: James Vent
Hosted:  Marigold Library System

Tech Talk VC 101

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/02/20 - 4:58pm
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

In this Tech Talk, you’ll get the chance to get better acquainted with you videoconference remote control including how to adjust your videoconference camera and microphone.

Tech Talk VC 101

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/02/19 - 4:48pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

In this Tech Talk, you’ll get the chance to get better acquainted with you videoconference remote control including how to adjust your videoconference camera and microphone.

Presented: Marigold Library System
Hosted: James Vent

Sharks, Devouring the Myths

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2012/12/21 - 9:51am
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Don't be afraid! See sharks up close and learn the truth about them! Find out why it's more dangerous to be a home than in the water with these fascinating creatures.
Join the Mote Marine Laboratory to will learn about the behavior of sharks, types of sharks, and the anatomy and physiology of sharks (including the senses). Participants will also learn about the popular misconceptions about sharks and why they are often misunderstood.
Age: 6+