10 Technology Ideas for Libraries

The next issue of American Libraries has an article entitled "10 Technology Ideas Your Library Can Inplement Next Week." Here is the list of ideas -

1)Create a library video tour to welcome people that's accessible 24 hours a day.

2)Use SMS to send patron alerts and notifications.

3)Feed your library's blog posts into Twitter.

4)Improve customer service by developing a technology skills list for your staff.

5)Create a special-event wiki.

6)Help your catalog evolve with personalization.

7)Put together a Guitar Hero tournament that will attract non-users to your library.

8)Use Facebook for chat reference.

9)Collaborate and communicate with internal blogs.

10)Hold a themed unconference to tackle important issues.

Read the entire article here.

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