Virtual Reality: Staff Training and Responsibilities

The following article was adapted from the book Best Technologies for Public Libraries: Policies, Programs, and Services by Christopher DeCristofaro, James Hutter, and Nick Tanzi. Libraries Unlimited, January 2020, 211 pages. The Three Levels of Staff Engagement A well-trained staff is essential for the successful adoption of virtual reality technology at your library. To thisContinue reading “Virtual Reality: Staff Training and Responsibilities”

Crafting Engaging Content to Achieve Social Media Success

In early 2018, Facebook announced a new emphasis on “meaningful social interactions,” a term that is meant to include traditional Likes and shares, but also places value on conversations. Facebook now gives higher visibility to posts that users wish to see—defined by their level of interaction with a given page. To truly succeed in thisContinue reading “Crafting Engaging Content to Achieve Social Media Success”

VOYA’s Review of My Book

VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) reviewed my book Making the Most of Digital Collections Through Training and Outreach in their February issue. The review is below: Tanzi has written a very practical approach to increasing the visibility and use of digital collections. According to 2014 studies quoted by Tanzi, 60% of patrons did not know theirContinue reading “VOYA’s Review of My Book”