July 2013 Member Update
K-12 District Research Project Partnership Awarded
Friday, MOREnet announced two schools will be partnering with MOREnet on the K-12 Research Project: Grandview R-II and Fulton 58. MOREnet, Grandview R-II and Fulton Public Schools will partner to develop curriculum, services, training, policies, best practices and related resources including student outcomes and success stories for other districts to adopt and adapt within their own communities.
Library Research Project Solicitation is Due Aug. 1
Similar to the K-12 District Research Project, MOREnet Library Members are also preparing proposals to partner with MOREnet on a research project. MOREnet’s end goal with the library partnership is to improve community library support in a sustainable environment by developing a practical approach to transforming and supporting public libraries engaged in 21st-century library services.
Changes in MOREnet Blackhole DNS Service
Effective Oct. 22, 2013, access to MOREnet’s Blackhole DNS servers will be restricted to only those organizations with a MOREnet Internet connection.
Disaster Recovery Article Recently Published
MOREnet recently published an article for the Missouri Municipal League on Disaster Recovery and Network Backup. This article contains helpful information for all members looking for ideas on how to begin or improve disaster recovery plans in their organization.
MOREnet Introduces a New Choice for E-mail Archiving
Through a recent agreement with Gaggle, members looking for a complete archiving solution may now choose the premium archiving service hosted by Gaggle at a discounted MOREnet rate. MOREnet’s Premium Archiving Service, hosted by Gaggle offers members an affordable solution for complex needs.
For members wanting a basic e-mail archiving service, at an affordable cost, MOREnet will still offer our existing e-mail archiving service. MOREnet’s Basic E-mail Archiving Service offers members a simple and economical way to archive e-mail for three years in a safe, secure location managed by MOREnet staff.
MOREnet will be hosting a web seminar on Wednesday, July 31 from 2 – 3 p.m. to educate members on the two e-mail archiving solutions now available from MOREnet. We also have a Gaggle FAQ available on our website.
MOREnet now has a new Online Resources Portal to help members with all things related to these valuable resources. This portal combines all of the information, statistical data and functionality of www.more.net/online and the all-in-one search features of http://search.more.net into one simple tool!
MOREnet’s Annual Conference – Oct. 14-17 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach
Conference sessions are now posted on http://conferences.more.net. Check out all of the great sessions planned for this fall! In addition we have so many outstanding featured speakers this year that we have dedicated Salon A as a featured speaker room for the Instructional Technology portion of the conference!