How Can Libraries Mitigate Social Disruption?

How can libraries best serve our patrons in the face of COVID-19 disruption? I discuss the pivotal and technology-driven role libraries play in times of accelerated social change in this short clip from Internet Librarian Connect 2021. Seeking a speaker for your library or organization? In need of a professional development webinar? Let’s talk! Need a roadmapContinue reading “How Can Libraries Mitigate Social Disruption?”

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”

Assessing Virtual Library Programs

In my latest Wired Library column, I explore the challenges of assessing virtual library programs. With libraries currently practicing social distancing in the face of COVID-19, many organizations have begun experimenting with virtual programming. As these offerings become increasingly commonplace and represent a growing portion of our time and budget, it is essential that weContinue reading “Assessing Virtual Library Programs”