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?”

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”