My new Library Technology Report is out! It’s titled How to Stay on Top of Emerging Technology Trends for Libraries. It focuses on how to monitor emerging technology trends and how to incorporate those trends into your library when it makes sense.
Here’s the description:
Technology has changed the face of libraries and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to our library customers. This issue of Library Technology Reports (vol. 54, no. 2), “How to Stay on Top of Emerging Technology Trends for Libraries,” focuses on personal strategies you can follow to keep up with emerging technology trends and provides you with suggestions for how you can incorporate these trends into your library. Author David Lee King, Digital Services Director at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, explores four major areas in this report: why you should stay on top of technology trends, the trend watchers you should follow and how to follow them, practical ways to incorporate new technology trends into your library, and how to prepare for and know when not to pursue current trends. The goal of this issue of Library Technology Reports is to help you become better prepared for technology changes now and in the future.
Want to buy it? Here’s the link. Hope you find it useful!