In this time of rapid change, staff tech training can feel like a daunting task. In this program, Nick Tanzi identifies the skills needed to thrive in our present environment, and outlines strategies for effectively, and efficiently training tech savvy staff. Learn how to build an organizational culture that views emerging technologies with anticipation rather than dread!

At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will:
• Know what tech skills are necessary for staff to succeed in the present environment
• Learn to identify emerging technologies and plan for their implementation at their own library
• Understand how to develop staff training modules in a variety of formats


Original broadcast August 17, 2021 


Presenter: Nick Tanzi
Nick Tanzi is a nationally recognized library technology consultant, and author of the books Making the Most of Digital Collections Through Training and Outreach (2016) and Best Technologies for Public Libraries: Policies, Programs, and Services (2020). From 2019-2021, Tanzi served as the column editor for Public Library Magazine’s “The Wired Library”. His work has also been featured in publications including VOYA Magazine, Computers in Libraries, Library Journal, and Marketing Library Services.