Three Kilkenny libraries launch new Wi-Fi service for students
Three Kilkenny libraries have launched a new internet Wi-Fi service for local students.
It comes as Kilkenny County Council Library Service announced the launch of eduroam Wi-Fi in Ferrybank, Thomastown and Callan Libraries as part of the eduroam Everywhere initiative. eduroam stands for education roaming and provides secure and easy-to-use Wi-Fi access in thousands of locations across more than 100 countries.
Students whose school or clooege participates in eduroam can simply open their laptop or mobile device within an eduroam hotspot to have immediate internet connectivity.
Speaking about the service, Senior Executive Librarian Dorothy O’Reilly said: “We are delighted to partner with HEAnet in providing this new Wi-Fi service for third level students in their local library, at Ferrybank, Thomastown and Callan.”
HEAnet CEO Ronan Byrne added: “We are delighted to welcome Kilkenny County Council Library Service as an eduroam participant. We would like to thank everyone that contributed to making this happen, together we are working towards improving the learning experience of students in Ferrybank, Thomastown and Callan Libraries and reducing the digital divide.”
*For more details, visit: http://www.kilkennylibrary.ie