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    Computers in Libraries 2019 is Coming

    Computers in Libraries provides a unique, annual opportunity for library and information professionals from all over the world to gather together and discuss the myriad of ways technology continues to impact libraries and the people ...


Farewell to IL2018

IL 2018 has concluded.  It was an excellent conference, and I hope you have enjoyed the summaries I have written.  There were many other sessions of interest. You can see the speakers’ slides from many of them by clicking here. IL 2019 has been scheduled for October 21-23 at the Monterey Marriott.

Closing Session Panelists

Libraries’ Biggest Challenges and Solutions For the Future: The Closing Keynote Panel

This closing session, moderated by Jane Dysart, was a conversation discussing the challenges for libraries in the future and some solutions to them. Panelists were Donna Scheeder, Past President, IFLA, and Consultant, Library Strategies International; Jason Griffey, Founder, Evolve Project; Susan Broman, Assistant City Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library; ad Peter Raymond, Founder and CEO, […]

Trey Gordner

Google Analytics and My Business

Trey Gordner, Founder, Koios, presented the following top 10 tips for Google Analytics. Get certified. Google has an “Analytics Academy” giving courses on various aspects of Google Analytics. Check for the code everywhere. Find out the purpose of the code for every subdomain on your site. If the code is not there, you will not […]

Bill Irwin and Kim Silk

Changing Stakeholder Perceptions About Library Value

Bill Irwin, Assistant Professor, Huron University College and Kimberly Silk, Sr. Planning and Development Officer, Hamilton Public Library, focused on the good, bad, and ugly aspects of evaluation in the workplace. Good: evaluation can provide data to management on library users. Bad: how can you find it good if you don’t go anywhere with it? […]