Virtual Conference

PLA 2014 Virtual Conference logoTechnology’s Future at Public Libraries: Staying Relevant in the Digital Age

Friday, March 14
11:00 AM–12:00 PM

This session features findings from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, focusing on the role of digital content and tools in public libraries, what new technology services patrons want, and how patrons use their library’s digital services. This discussion will focus on the latest report that analyzes characteristics and motivations of different types of library users and how to use the data to advocate and inform internal planning.

Presenters: Chris Jowaisas, Global Libraries, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Lee Rainie; Pew Internet and American Life Project