Zoom Help

Virtual Meeting Platforms

  1. Zoom – https://zoom.us/pricing
  2. Webex – https://www.webex.com/pricing/index.html
  3. GoToMeeting – https://www.gotomeeting.com/

Consider Using Zoom

For most libraries, the Basic (free) Zoom membership should be enough.
Please keep in mind that there are limitations with a free membership:
1) meetings are limited to 40 minutes
2) the dial-in via phone option may not be available

Help videos made by Zoom, available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsy2Ph6kSf8&list=PLKpRxBfeD1kEM_I1lId3N_Xl77fKDzSXe

Setting Up a Zoom Account

Prevent Zoombombing!

Check out these resources to learn How to Manage Your Waiting Room and Secure Your Meetings with Virtual Waiting Rooms.

This article also has some more information on securing your Zoom meetings.

Accessibility

Turn on closed captioning with Zoom: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/207279736-Getting-started-with-closed-captioning

GoToMeeting: 3-month trial for non-profit organizations

Free Emergency Remote Work Kits for Health Care Providers, Educational Institutions, Municipalities & Non-Profit Organizations
Starting immediately, we will be offering our critical front-line service providers with free, organization-wide use of many LogMeIn products for 3 months through the availability of Emergency Remote Work Kits. These kits will include solutions for meetings and video conferencing, webinars and virtual events, IT support and management of remote employee devices and apps, as well as remote access to devices in multiple locations. For example, the “Meet” Emergency Remote Work Kit will provide eligible organizations with a free site-wide license of GoToMeeting for 3 months. Eligible organizations include health care providers, educational institutions, municipalities and non-profit organizations.

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