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Fundraise for the Holidays
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Social media and the Internet have completely changed fundraising. To help you find the right tools for your organization, we've compiled a list of fundraising software and web-based tools.
Get to Work with Windows 8
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Eligible nonprofits, foundations, and libraries can now request donated upgrades of Windows 8 Professional and Enterprise editions through the Microsoft Software Donation Program at TechSoup. With a new, mobile-friendly design that features sleek tiles in the place of conventional icons, Windows 8 features a new take on the traditional Windows environment. Windows 8 also offers some new features that may help your staff's productivity as well as the performance and longevity of your organization's computers.
  • See Windows 8 in action! Watch a video demo to learn about Windows 8's new features and how to navigate around the new interface.
  • What are the differences between Windows 7 and Windows 8? Read our comparison of the two operating systems.
  • Get an overview of Windows 8 hardware and a glimpse into Microsoft's plans for future tablets, laptops, and other devices. 
  • Is Windows 8 right for your organization? We walk you through Windows 8's new features and help you decide if you're ready to upgrade.
You Got Servers
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Windows Server 2012 Essentials is now available at TechSoup! This edition of Windows Server is designed for small organizations with up to 25 users and 50 devices. Windows Server 2012 has a new user interface that looks similar to Windows 8's Start Screen.
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Your organization can now request donated Microsoft products as needed, not just once per year. Learn more.

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WEBINARS & EVENTS
Tech-Savvy Staff: Better Service for Library Users
December 4
11 a.m. Pacific time
Learn how to help staff gain the tech skills they need in order to effectively assist patrons.

Transforming Communities Through Apps: Part II
January 10
11 a.m. Pacific time
Interested in discovering more about developing apps to transform your community? Join us for a webinar designed especially for nonprofits and libraries!

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Help the Gates foundation support libraries
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Mobile technology impacts NPOs
GLOBAL
Social Media Forum Sydney
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