Library Virtual Outreach: Connecting with Your Target Audience

Libraries engage in outreach for a number of reasons, key among them are to raise the public’s awareness of the library, connect with community partners, and to bring library services to the underserved. Traditional library outreach is complicated enough, however virtual outreach brings a unique set of challenges that requires a nuanced approach. While IContinue reading “Library Virtual Outreach: Connecting with Your Target Audience”

Providing Access to Telehealth Through the Public Library

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a steady rise in telehealth use. By way of example; March 2020 saw telehealth visits increase by 154% compared to March 2019! While more recently, telehealth usage has decreased from all-time highs, it remains a convenient, and sometimes necessary option in rural communities where access to health care andContinue reading “Providing Access to Telehealth Through the Public Library”

How to Affordably Engage with Expensive Technologies at Your Library

Too often, high tech is synonymous with high cost, discouraging adoption by libraries with limited budgets. In this clip from Computers in Libraries 2022, I demonstrate how a little creativity can allow your library to still engage with an “expensive” technology without breaking the bank! Seeking a speaker for your library or organization? In need of aContinue reading “How to Affordably Engage with Expensive Technologies at Your Library”