staff training

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A Merging of Passions
Location: 
Caldwell, ID
Librarian: 
Annie Adamson

Somewhere along the way, there is always that one librarian who seems to be just as excited—if not more—than you or the other patrons about the pursuit and sharing of knowledge and information. Annie Adamson, a librarian of Caldwell Public Library, is one such enthusiastic—and enthusing—example.

Building Smart from the Start

Staff input key to designing a useful training portal at a Texas library
Location: 
Houston, TX
Librarian: 
Suzy Benton and Thuy Vo

Overhauling the System from the Bottom Up

How one librarian is reinforcing the foundation of a "Leaning Tower of Pisa" network
Location: 
Bossier City, LA
Librarian: 
Jaketha Farmer

Located in the heart of the Deep South, Bossier Parish, Louisiana is home to nearly 100,000 people. Within the 935-square-mile county are the seven branches of the Bossier Parish Libraries, with the Bossier Central Library near Shreveport at the system's center. New to the library, in both role and person, is Jaketha Farmer.

Planning Makes Perfect

How a library IT Manager supports her system’s computers today, while keeping an eye on the future
Location: 
Burlington, KY
Librarian: 
Michelle Foster

Working Together: Thriving With Minimal Outside Help

How confidence, communication, and community can result in a happier staff and public computers that hum
Location: 
Ruidoso, NM
Librarian: 
Phyllis Reed

In a small mountain town in southeastern New Mexico, Phyllis Reed directs Ruidoso Public Library with little outside technical help. Despite its somewhat oxymoronic name (Ruidoso means “noisy” in Spanish), and the fact that the clientele population snowballs during the winter, the library runs smoothly and efficiently.

A Merging of Passions

How One Librarian’s Love of Teaching Enhances and Informs her Technology Know-How
Location: 
Caldwell, ID
Librarian: 
Annie Adamson

Somewhere along the way, there is always that one librarian who seems to be just as excited—if not more—than you or the other patrons about the pursuit and sharing of knowledge and information. Annie Adamson, a librarian of Caldwell Public Library, is one such enthusiastic—and enthusing—example.

That Darned Fax Machine

How a can-do attitude and perseverance helped Calhoun County Public Library take full advantage of the opportunities presented to implement technology
Location: 
Blountsville, FL
Librarian: 
Rita Maupin

Calhoun County, located in northwestern Florida in one of the state’s five poorest counties, isn't home to any IT companies, nor does the county government have a system in place to help its agencies with their technology needs.