Technology Planning

tech planning

Core to library services, access to technology requires active and ongoing planning. Technology plans should support library strategic planning, include more than just computers, accomodate new and emerging technologies, and include staff training.

Most Recently Added

Taming Tech Tools for Libraries

 Webinar / Last Modified: 28 December 2016

Join this webinar to explore a toolbox of 25+ free tech tools that you can use to help your library better serve patron needs and to work smarter.

3D Printers in the Library

 News / Last Modified: 12 December 2016

3D printing conjures notions of the Star Trek replicator—a computerized machine that can turn a verbal command into 3-dimensional objects, including food items. The evolution of 3D printers is advancing rapidly toward and even beyond that sci-fi visi...

Guiding Ohio Online: Volunteer Technology Instructor Training

 Document / Last Modified: 04 November 2015

Guiding Ohio Online is an AmeriCorps program that places members in rural Ohio libraries to deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, outreach, and volunteer recruitment.

iFought the iPads (and iWon)

 News / Last Modified: 03 February 2015

When Rapid City Public Libraries decided to add iPads to the Children's Area, I volunteered for the project. In the end this project took me a couple of months to tackle but the number of children using the iPads made it worth the effort. I hope by s...