Tech Trends for Libraries in 2021

To say that 2020 was a year of disruption and change would be an understatement! The COVID-19 pandemic has caused pervasive alterations in people‚Äôs daily lives, and spurned rapid technological change. With this in mind, what is the current technology landscape, and how can we expect it to impact libraries today and into the future?Continue reading “Tech Trends for Libraries in 2021”

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”