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6 Ways You Can Safeguard Patrons' Privacy at Your Library

Patrons share a lot of information with libraries. Here are a few starting points to consider about keeping their information private and secure.

October 06, 2021


Zoom Helps Nonprofits Break Barriers to Deliver on Their Missions

For organizations such as libraries and heritage organizations, Zoom has made it possible to reach audiences that were totally inaccessible previously.

September 21, 2021


July 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

In July’s newsbytes you will find more about the emergency connectivity fund reimbursements, the national e-book collaboration, human libraries, and more!

July 07, 2021


June 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read about Amazon's deal to make e-books and audiobooks available to U.S. libraries, the new cybercrime just for libraries, and more, in our June newsbites!

June 09, 2021


A Fond Farewell

Jim Lynch of TechSoup for Libraries is retiring. Read his insights and musings about dramatic changes in recent years and other major figures in library tech.

June 07, 2021


May 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read May's newsbytes on how to reach out to young patrons on TikTok, how libraries have done during the pandemic, how to encrypt your hard drive, and more!

May 13, 2021


April 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Discover April’s newsbytes on funding for libraries in the ARPA, free Microsoft digital skills courses available through the end of 2021, and many more!

April 08, 2021


The Best Coding and Tech Job Skills Scholarships for 2021

Coding bootcamps allow people to start a career in coding, software, web development. If your patrons are interested in a coding scholarship, read more here!

April 01, 2021


March 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Discover what's new in library tech! Read about the cop-free library movement, the best 3D printers for 2021, the Build America's Libraries Act and many more.

March 11, 2021


February 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read the newsbytes about the IRS Free File Program, the Smart Bird Feeder, apps for patrons with hearing loss, and more. Find out what's new in library tech!

February 11, 2021


January 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read January’s library tech newsbytes about the Build America's Libraries Act, what your patrons are actually doing with e-books and audiobooks, and more.

January 11, 2021


Public Libraries Promote Digital Careers and Help Job Seekers

Ensuring that training is relevant to the most in-demand jobs has never been more critical. Libraries continue to step up to fill the gap. Read more about it!

January 08, 2021