Welcome to Shortgrass Library System

IT Infrastructure & Support

Network Administration

Shortgrass Library System operates a computer network via the Alberta SuperNet and locally installed network infrastructure, which makes possible a variety of technology services for member libraries. Currently, some of these services include:

  • Centralized workstation management
  • Enterprise-grade network security
  • Email, cloud storage, and productivity apps through G Suite by Google
  • Internet gateway service and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • VOIP telephone service
  • Library website hosting
  • Virtual server leasing


The Shortgrass Systems Administrator is available to consult/troubleshoot with member library staff members on Information Technology matters.

For more information about technology services, and Shortgrass/member library responsibilities, see Policy F. 10: Technology/Equipment Support – Services & Financial Support.