Submitted by Crystal Schimpf on 14 June 2013 - 9:44am
In this guest technology training series we have been exploring various public library models and sharing tips and success stories from libraries around the country.
Submitted by Crystal Schimpf on 6 March 2013 - 7:10am
In this blog series, we are exploring various technology training models in public libraries and sharing tips and real life success stories. In our last post, we looked at how to use volunteers as technology instructors in order to increase the impact of technology training programs. In this post, we look at how to expand technology training to include gadgets and mobile devices. We share best practices for using both library and user devices and for training on a wide range of platforms.
Submitted by Crystal Schimpf on 5 December 2012 - 9:15am
In this blog series, we are taking a close look at technology training models in public libraries, sharing successful examples and identifying tips and best practices. We recently took a look at mobile lab instruction as a way to reach people in the community outside the library walls. In this post, we examine various ways to utilize volunteer technology instructors, bringing the skills and interests of the community into the library.
Submitted by Crystal Schimpf on 12 October 2012 - 3:36pm
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 25 May 2012 - 3:21pm
In case you missed it, Crystal Schimpf took the helm of our TechSoup twitter account yesterday and sparked a great discussions about libraries and technology access.
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 24 May 2012 - 11:28am
Did you know @TechSoup invites organizations to take over our Twitterstream on Thursdays? Today's tweeter is Crystal Schimpf, a librarian and technology trainer from Colorado State Library's Public Computer Center! She works with libraries to coordinate technology instruction, design curriculum, and provide staff training.
Submitted by Sarah Washburn on 30 April 2012 - 3:25pm
Last month in Philadelphia, the Edge Coaltion had plenty of opportunities to learn what librarians and staff from libraries big and small thought about the benchmarks being created to support public access technology.