Apps and Beyond: Low-Cost Technology for Your Patrons and Library (webinar)
Wednesday, Oct. 17; 1 p.m.
1 contact hour and technology credit
Technology can be intimidating, but with a bit of knowledge, it can be incredibly helpful and time-saving. Increasingly, patrons are turning to librarians in search of technological help. Which devices are best? Which tools should I use for productivity or just for fun? How do I stay more secure online? This presentation will provide you with a variety of apps, browser extensions and other tools that you can pass on to your patrons or use yourself either in your professional or personal lives.
Kris Turner is the Head of Reference at the University of Wisconsin Law School Library. Kris is responsible for managing the reference desk and enhancing the legal research services that the library offers or may offer in the future. Kris also works with emerging technology and is responsible for the UW Law School Institutional Repository. Previously, Kris worked at Madison Public Library for three and a half years, and at the Forest Products Laboratory Library, located on UW-Madison’s campus.