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Breaking Down Barriers to Emerging & Innovative Technologies for Everyone

Your Name and Title:

Sarah Norrell, Professional Librarian

Library, School, or Organization Name:

Robert R. Muntz Library, The University of Texas at Tyler

Co-Presenter Name(s):


Area of the World from Which You Will Present:

Tyler, TX, USA

Language in Which You Will Present:


Target Audience(s):

Anyone interested in Emerging Technologies but not sure how or where to start; School Librarians, Community Librarians, Public Librarians, Academic Librarians, Library & Information Science Students

Short Session Description (one line):

Emerging technologies do not have to be intimidating or out-of-reach; come learn about ways to integrate them into your library or community, no matter your level of skill or budget!

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Libraries are the epicenter of learning and discovery for communities and educational campuses alike. But too often, tight hiring or budget restrictions limit our ability to support our patrons at the rate that we want to. This is not the case with innovative and emerging technologies! Join me as we discuss ways to explore 1) free and cost-effective options for libraries looking to integrate emerging technologies into their collection, 2) opportunities to learn more about innovative and emerging technologies at every stage of library integration, and 3) potential partnerships to build relationships and support emerging technologies in your library.

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