Technology Issues

Library Sciences
Technology is changing the face of librarianship. How can one keep up? Constant reading and a love of playing with gadgets helps.

Apple Computer star[offsite link]
This is the on-line home for the Apple/Imac imprint of computers.

E-Books - A Mixed Blessing star
Ebooks and their related devices have changed forever the face of librarianship. For the patron, the free books offered by most libraries are another fantastic benefit given with their library card. For the librarians, however, the landscape can be fraught with frustration.

Laptops for Teachers star[offsite link]
This is the web site for the intitiative to get laptop computers for teachers.

Library Social Media star
Does your library use social media? Many libraries jumped on the "cool" train with social media and are now struggling with how to use it. Here are some thoughts from a patron perspective to make social media useful.

Personal Digital Assistants for Teachers star[offsite link]
This is an ERIC document that discusses several research cases that studied the educational merits of PDA´s in the classroom.

Podcasting Library News star
Podcasting. What is it? How can you leverage it for your library and/or library staff? Find out here.

Sharps AV star[offsite link]
Sharps AV is an international supplier of LCD projectors and other audio visual equipment.

Snappy Ideas For Using Scanners In The Classroom star[offsite link]
This is a good article about ways that the scanner can be used in the classroom.

Tablet PC star[offsite link]
This is the official web site for the new Microsoft Tablet PC.

Teacherlaptop Foundation star[offsite link]
The TeacherLaptop Foundation is a national non-profit organization with a mission of helping teachers obtain their own information technology so that they are better prepared to help students learn with technology.

Technology in Libraries, Hope or Hype? star
The landscape of technology is changing fast. Does the library really need every new shiny thing on the market?

The Smart Board star[offsite link]
The Smart Board is an interactive white board. Visit Smartech´s web site to find out more about the Smart Board.

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