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.
While 3D printing is an exciting technology with tremendous potential for libraries, it is essential that we take the time and effort to promote it at our organizations. In my latest Wired Library column, I explore ways to promote 3D printing at your library.
COVID-19 continues to be a major consideration when planning library programs and services. Previously, I explored Assessing Virtual Library Programs in my May/June 2020 Wired Library column for Public Libraries Magazine.
In my latest column, I examine the challenges of providing computer and internet access in the current pandemic environment. To check it out, head over to Public Libraries Magazine and click on the July/August 2020 edition.
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