Training Library Staff on Emerging Technologies

The words “emerging technology” can provoke dread in library staff. A strong focus on training can help take the fear out of change, and instead convert it into enthusiasm. In this short clip from Computers In Libraries & Internet Library Connect 2020, I discuss my keys to training staff. Seeking a speaker for your library or organization?Continue reading “Training Library Staff on Emerging Technologies”

Ways to Promote 3D Printing at Your Library

While 3D printing is an exciting technology with tremendous potential for libraries, it is essential that we take the time and effort to promote it at our organizations. In my latest Wired Library column, I explore ways to promote 3D printing at your library. In the July/August edition of Public Libraries Magazine, I examined theContinue reading “Ways to Promote 3D Printing at Your Library”

Providing Computer and Internet Access to Library Patrons During a Pandemic

COVID-19 continues to be a major consideration when planning library programs and services. Previously, I explored Assessing Virtual Library Programs in my May/June 2020 Wired Library column for Public Libraries Magazine. In my latest column, I examine the challenges of providing computer and internet access in the current pandemic environment. To check it out, headContinue reading “Providing Computer and Internet Access to Library Patrons During a Pandemic”