Technology Tools (2/5/17)

For the May #auslibchat we talked about technology tools. How well are we using technology in libraries in Australia? What trends are we watching? People from many sectors shared their tech tips, troubles and thoughts over the evening.

Image credit: Publicity still for a Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) personal computer 1977 via Vintage Stock Pictures.

Here were the questions:

Q1. What are the top tech trends for you and your clients in 2017?

Q2. What tech tools need support in your sector and why?

Q3. How do we make new tech accessible to different user groups? Can we ensure equitable access for clients?

Q4. How do you assess emerging technological solutions/services and their impact on users?

Q5. How does your organisation balance exciting, emerging tech trends with commitment to core and reliable services?