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”

Using TikTok in the Library: A Resource List

TikTok is Extremely Popular! Social media platform TikTok has seen tremendous expansion in the United States, growing almost 800% between January 2018 and June 2020, to approximately 100 million users! TikTok is particularly popular among young people, with Pew Research indicating roughly 50% of 18-29 year olds use the service. Given its popularity, libraries areContinue reading “Using TikTok in the Library: A Resource List”