Emerging Tech and Libraries — When is it Time to Invest?

Successfully introducing technologies into a library environment is all about timing! In this clip from a presentation I gave at Computers in Libraries Connect 2021, I discuss the “Circle of Tech,” and how it should inform your approach to adopting emerging technologies. Seeking a speaker for your library or organization? In need of a professional development webinar?Continue reading “Emerging Tech and Libraries — When is it Time to Invest?”

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”

Panel Discussion on COVID-19 and Libraries

I was happy to join fellow Libraries Unlimited authors Kristin Grabarek, Noah Lenstra, and Sara K. Zettervall in a virtual panel discussion of how public libraries are adapting their services and programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Libraries in Unprecedented Times: Before, During, and After the Pandemic  was sponsored by School Library Connection / ABC-CLIO, and can beContinue reading “Panel Discussion on COVID-19 and Libraries”