Planning: A Small Library's Strategies for Tech Success
We all know that planning is important, but the nature of technology can make planning for it especially daunting. How do you decide what technology services to include in your plans? How do you know what your community wants and needs? How do you plan for an unknown future? And once you have created a plan, how do you move beyond the document to the implementation?
Join us on May 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern time, as we talk about technology planning in libraries with special guest Alexis Caudell, director of the Mitchell Community Public Library in Mitchell, Indiana - a busy small-town library, serving a population of 12,009 across three rural townships.
Successful technology implementation requires time, attention, planning, money, and training. Alexis focuses on thinking ahead, pursuing grants, and making people a priority - including both staff members who need training and community members whose needs are the driving force. We look forward to learning from Alexis as she shares her experiences and ideas in this session.