Public Libraries Take Information Literacy to the Next Stage Folsom, Calif., library uses gaming to keep patrons' interests. Virginia Strengthens IT Security From Data Center to Desktop Virginia unifies IT security policies and infrastructure across five major areas. signal-noise What Happens When a Public Record is Actually Public? (Opinion) More signal, less noise as Paul W. Taylor's monthly column signal:noise changes frequency. Funding Denver Teaches City and County Agencies the True Cost of Technology Ownership Standardizing the IT purchasing process helps agencies get the most for their money. Electronic Government Miami-Dade County Deploys Online Foreclosure Auction Miami-Dade County, Fla., conducts foreclosure auctions online instead of at the courthouse, saving money and staff. Georgia Centralizes Child Welfare System Database Developed from a public-private partnership, Georgia's Web-based statewide information system improves data sharing and produces real-time case records. Twitter and Government Transparency CIOs question whether government social networking posts on external sites should be archived, and if so, how it can be done. Point of View Public Libraries Embrace Technology to Attract Citizens (Opinion) Libraries add video games, multimedia to stay relevant to tech-savvy residents. Records Management San Jose, Calif., Upgrades 911 Call Center Technology Call center improves redundancy and simplifies retrieval of recordings. Product News New Products from Aluratek, Gateway, Memorex E-book reader, all-in-one desktop PC, pocket camcorder. Spectrum IT Trends: Legislature and Public-Sector CIO Issues, Most Energy-Efficient States Security trends for 2010, distracted drivers. Green Technology Four Steps for Effective Energy Management Examining the value of a carefully constructed action plan. CIO Profile Alabama CIO Jim Burns Discusses Transparency Web Portal Citizens can access state spending and map data on Open.alabama.gov. Justice Los Angeles County Uses DNA Tracking Database to Solve Cold Cases DNA tracking database monitors the collection of arrestees' genetic material to identify who must provide DNA samples.