Posts Tagged ‘ technology ’

Developing Tech Training for your Library

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By | Category:

Libraries fulfill a genuine community need for digital literacy and computer training. We will share trends in technology, tips and tricks for librarians new to training and, for those more advanced, we’ll provide ideas for future training. Panelists: Brady McNeil Associate Director of Technology Education and Training, New York Public Library Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers […]



We Are Not Androids: Putting the Creativity & Control in Human Hands

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category:

Two recognized library innovators share their unique approach to connecting users to technology. Through the example of his library’s recent usability study, Troy Swanson will discuss the effective blending of data and creativity when designing projects, services, and spaces devoted to teaching & learning. Brian Pichman will share new technologies and techniques to empower patrons and […]



Programming Your People Skills: Effective Communication for IT Staff

Nov 12th, 2013 | By | Category:

This program was coded with the IT professional in mind. If your coworkers think you talk in binary this presentation is for you. Learn to communicate and work with non-technical people more effectively. Foster stronger relationships with end users by getting buy-in, disarming their fears, solving their problems, and demystifying what we do as IT […]



Libraries as Creative Spaces

Mar 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Great Ideas from Past Programs, Technology Blog

It’s a story those working in libraries have heard before: these are uncertain times for the library. The increasing popularity of eBooks and streaming movies online calls into question the traditional library model. Will people still want regular books? Will people still checkout DVDs? I think we can all agree that, for the foreseeable future, the […]



Building a Digital Media Lab: Libraries as Creative Spaces

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

April 20, 2012 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fountaindale Public Library District 300 W. Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Click here to register Libraries have always stored and provided access to content, but as technology changes and the digital divide persists how will libraries adapt to best serve their communities? For some, the next step is […]



How Did They Do That?…The Importance of Documenting the Creation Process

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

When library staff or patrons use equipment hosted by the library to create content, it is usually an afterthought to document the creation process. This program will focus on four areas of content creation and digital preservation: video production, audio production, photography and historical artifacts.