Tag Archives: Technology

The Future of Libraries

I attended a webcast on March 12 on the “Future of Libraries.”  Speakers were from a variety of settings: public library, academic library, public library consortium, and an independent library web developer.  When we talk about the future of libraries, … Continue reading

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iPads for Children in the Library!

Here’s a GREAT post on how Rapid City Public Libraries installed iPads for use by 2-10 year-olds.  You will definitely learn from their experience, and want to try something like this in your library.  Let me know how it goes.

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On the Edge of Greatness

The Edge Initiative, developed by a national coalition of leading library and local government organizations, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and led by the Urban Libraries Council, sounds like a great resource to me.  Its goal is … Continue reading

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Check out These Tech Tips for Your Library

Do you think that all the information about technology is just hype or a fad, and you don’t need to use social media or new technologies in your library?  Or, do you think you’re already making use of all the … Continue reading

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