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.

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The App Days of Summer: Hacking San José's Summer Reading Program

 News / Last Modified: 26 September 2014

Developing a partnership, developing an app - San José Public Library acknowledges that being in Silicon Valley, they may have more technology opportunities than some. For instance, when the Silicon Valley Talent Partnership appeared, they were right...

Taming Tech Tools for Libraries

 Webinar / Last Modified: 22 September 2014

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.

Digital Citizenship and Public Libraries

 News / Last Modified: 02 September 2014

Just as political citizenship expects principles of integrity of its citizenry, digital citizenship refers to expected modes of conduct in the digital world. Digital citizenship is an umbrella concept that includes the following: a) Preparing technol...

Librarians from Mongolia Visit OCLC Seattle

 News / Last Modified: 29 August 2014

Ninety minutes is all it takes to cross oceans, continents, and cultures to find library synergy. That was the experience when staff from the OCLC Seattle office had the chance to sit down and talk about libraries with two Mongolian librarians from t...

You Shall Not Pass! iPad Passcode Programs and Other Insights

 News / Last Modified: 27 August 2014

Since her first article, iFought the iPads (and iWon), Sally-Adrina has heard from several librarians struggling with a common problem: iPad passcodes. At Rapid City Public Libraries, they experienced the same issue. A child or an ad...