These bite-sized online events will give you the basics on Edge resources and features to advance your library's digital inclusion work in 15 minutes.
The Community Data Toolkit
The Edge team walks you through the information in the Community Data Toolkit, including identifying data and sharing data.
The Community Needs Assessment Toolkit
The Edge team walks you through the information in the Community Needs Assessment Toolkit, including library examples and steps to completing your own needs assessment.
The Launching Your S.M.A.R.T. Goals Toolkit
The Edge team walks you through the information in the Launching Your S.M.A.R.T. Goals Toolkit, including useful tools and library examples to inspire your action plan.
The Leveraging Edge in Your Library Toolkit
The Edge team walks you through the information in the Leveraging Edge in Your Library Toolkit, including features within the Edge platform and tools to support strategic planning in your library.
Digital Inclusion Primer
The Edge team walks you through the Digital Inclusion Primer, that offers a look at how libraries can strengthen their partnerships, resources and staff expertise to elevate their role as a digital inclusion leader.
The Edge team walks you through our new resources on data fluency and data-informed decisions in libraries, including types of data and communicating data.
COVID-19 Recovery Toolkit
The Edge team walks you through the information in the COVID-19 Recovery Toolkit, including creative library approaches in the pandemic to serve students to seniors.
Edge Progress Snapshot
The Edge team walks you through the newest Edge platform feature, the Edge Progress Snapshot, which allows you to visualize your Edge Assessment results and library data.
Measuring the Digital Divide
The Edge team walks you through different ways to understand and visualize digital access in your community, including measures of broadband access, device access and digital literacy.
What is a Community Needs Assessment?
The Edge team defines and outlines the key components of a community needs assessment and provides initial steps for your library to begin a local assessment.
Digital Equity 101
The Edge team defines digital equity and share key steps a library can take to understand the barriers and challenges to digital equity in their local community.