Bronwyn's Library Blog

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Patrons as technical advisors

Technology advisory boards for libraries
“One of the ways that libraries can engage their patrons in the process of building out the technical infrastructure inside library buildings and in online services is to create volunteer technology advisory boards which convene on occasion to give tech staff a chance to meet with and talk to techie patrons in the community.
This process can be as simple as networking from your staff and board and Friends of the Library to find the people they know who have tech expertise, and can be extended out in larger cities and bigger organizations to reach out to executives in tech companies in the area.”  Post continues


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