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Brown Bag Seminars: Technology Buying Guide

This guide was originally created to accompany the program entitled Selecting the Right Technology, part of the 2015 Franklin County Law Library Brown Bag Lunch Series. It has been updated since then. The presenters were Susanna Marlowe, Reference Librarian at the Franklin County Law Library, and Steve Stultz, IT consultant for the Franklin County Law Library.

Resources at the Franklin County Law Library

Price Comparison Services

When using these services, make sure you are comparing apples and apples buy locating the product part number from either the manufacturer's website or any vendor that sells the product. The part number will help you avoid confusion because many times there will be multiple versions of a product with slightly different part numbers.

Review Sites

Looking at product reviews from reputable websites is a great way to do research about which brand and model to buy of any kind of electronics. Below are links to some good sites.