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LI Talk – Technology Trends for Libraries in 2012

by Joe Murphy Librarian on November 28th, 2011

The techs and changes libraries will see in 2012

I spoke on Long Island earlier this week for the Computer and Technical Services Division of SCLA and Suffolk County Library Association about the changes we will see in 2012 in our libraries in the changing technology landscape.

At the Brentwood Public Library
Dec 7, 2011, 2-4PM

Registration & info about the group’s meeting on their page

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This talk included a roundup of the biggest tech trends of 2011 that will define mobile and social technology going into 2012. We focused on how libraries are impacted, what pressures libraries will be forced to react to, and how we can implement and adapt.

We spent a lot of time covering most current tech news and developments because so much happens so quickly and this week has been big for technology changes with wide impacts.

Content teaser:
  • What happened with mobile e-content this year (Kindle Fire, Spotify, Facebook, Flipboard)
  • How NFC may evolve from Google Wallet to accessing ebooks
  • What new Foursquare developments mean for discovery
  • Next steps for libraries and Google+
  • Some top secret tech trend analysis to be unveiled live

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