Patron Awareness and Library Website, and Web Services
More than ever, patrons are engaging with their library online. With that being said, in what ways is a library digital branch more than just a website? More importantly, how can we build our digital branches to best serve current and future users?
Participants will understand the evolution of library digital presences, from early websites to current offerings.
Participants will discover the key components of a library digital branch.
Participants will learn how to improve the accessibility of a digital branch.
Participants will understand future trends likely to impact their library's digital branch.
Nick Tanzi is a nationally recognized library technology consultant, and author of the books Making the Most of Digital Collections Through Training and Outreach (2016) and Best Technologies for Public Libraries: Policies, Programs, and Services (2020). From 2019-2021, Tanzi served as the column editor for Public Library Magazine’s “The Wired Library”. His work has also been featured in publications including VOYA Magazine, Computers in Libraries, Library Journal, and Marketing Library Services.