Submitted by Sarah Washburn on 16 October 2013 - 3:14pm
There's a lot of talk about the value in leaving the library building. Not for patrons, mind you, but for staff. I'm often reminded of a marvelous tip I learned from Gail Santy, a presenter at the Association for Rural and Small Libraries conference last year (handouts from her presentation).
Submitted by Alexis Caudell on 14 October 2013 - 7:54am
Conducting a needs assessment can sound intimidating, but if you break it down into small opportunities for conversations, you’ll be surprised by how much information you can gather. In this article, Mitchell Community Public Library director Alexis Caudell shares her advice and experiences.
Submitted by Jim Lynch on 24 September 2013 - 7:18am
Submitted by Brenda Hough on 3 June 2013 - 8:18am
A large high tech digital lab, a dedicated full-time training staff, a large budget for training materials... If that sounds like your library, then this is probably not the session for you. If, however, you're dealing with small spaces and limited staff and resources, yet want to provide technology training in your community, then please sign up!
Submitted by Brenda Hough on 15 May 2013 - 1:45pm
Thank you to Alexis Caudell, Director of the Mitchell Community Library (IN) for sharing her planning experiences and expertise during today's "Planning: A Small Library's Strategies for Tech Success" webinar! If you missed the webinar, but are interested in a thoughtful approach to technology planning, you'll definitely want to check out the recording and the resources.
Submitted by Brenda Hough on 15 March 2013 - 7:10am
Where will you be on Tuesday, March 26th? If you're interested in learning more about providing technology, storytime, and other services that make the library welcoming for children on the autism spectrum, then you may want to be online! Two free online webinars are being offered.
Submitted by Brenda Hough on 20 December 2012 - 6:56am
TechSoup is excited to be part of a coalition of library and local government organizations working to develop public access technology benchmarks for public libraries.In support of the Edge Initiative, we've been hosting monthly webinars related to benchmark topics. Here's a review of the webinars delivered in 2012 (including links to recordings of the sessions).
Submitted by Bill Young on 16 August 2012 - 9:34am
If you’ve been following this blog, you have an idea of the scope of the Edge Initiative. It’s a big project, with a lot of to-do items:
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 27 July 2012 - 3:57pm
Digital video can help you connect with your community, share knowledge, engage and energize your staff and patrons, and demonstrate value on a personal level. Seeing is believing!
Submitted by Sarah Washburn on 24 July 2012 - 4:18pm