Teaching Technology in Libraries

Teaching Technology in Libraries

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qThis book provides valuable insights on library internal trainings and should be a must-have on the shelf of librarians who carry administrative responsibilities.q--Wei Fang, Assistant Dean for Information Technology and Head of Digital Services, Rutgers Law School qTurn to this volume for varied perspectives, cogent strategies, and fresh ideas on technology training for both public and academic libraries.q--Shana Gass, Research a Instruction Librarian, Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University qHelpful compilation with nuts and bolts tips and case studies, useful to anyone, with a broad range of applications pertinent to emerging technologies.q--Roland Barksdale-Hall, Library Director, Quinby Street Resource Center in Sharon, Pennsylvania qThe anthology is saturated with innovative practices shared by public, school, and academic librarians that will benefit beginning as well as experienced instructors.q--Vera Gubnitskaia, Reference Librarian, Valencia College, Florida qThe wide range of topics in this anthology addresses varied subject areas, library specialties, and I.T. skill sets, providing practical tips for technology instruction for users at varied skill levels.q--Jeannine Berroteran, Independent Researcher and Scholar qReaders of this anthology will find examples of practical teaching and training strategies applicable to all types of libraries.q--Wayne Finley, Northern Illinois University Libraries Libraries are charged with fostering new skills and capabilities, a challenging task in an era of rapid technological change. Developing new ways of teaching and learning--within budget and time constraints--is the key to keeping up-to-date. Written by librarians, this collection of new essays describes an array of technology outreach and instruction programs--from the theoretical to the practical--for public, academic and school libraries, based on case studies and discussions of methodology. Content includes out of the box lessons, outreach successes and technology instruction programs applicable to patrons and staff at public, academic and school libraries.Many times, users came with a specific question or problem, but regular attendees enjoyed networking with new found friends ... the android expert, the ioS expert, the Microsoft expert, and the Kindle expert. the appointments lasted no longer than an hour, and mimicked ... a password reset process. once the rule was enforced, Boomers arrived for appointments with papers and notebooks. documentinganbsp;...

Title:Teaching Technology in Libraries
Author: Carol Smallwood, Lura Sanborn
Publisher:McFarland - 2016-12-29

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