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”
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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”