Libraries are changing rapidly in the modern world in the face of changing technology, emerging publishing trends,local demographic shifts, and new ideas about library services. NTLP has collected some resources to help you keep your library ahead of the curve.
Resources from NTLP
eBooks - The basics for libraries that want to start offering ebooks to their patrons.
Consultant Reports - including reports on Library Use of Ebooks, Long Range Planning, Technology Trends in Libraries, Libraries of the Future - Implications for North Texas Libraries.
Executive Director's Column - Adam Wright's monthly column has articles about directions for libraries in the next decade and the public library's current identity crisis.
Computer Gaming in Libraries
Create a Social Software Policy for Your Library
E-Government and Libraries Helpful Resources
Ebooks in Libraries
Graphic Novels – In a Library Near You!
How Secure Is the Future for Libraries?
Rethinking the Role of Libraries
Revolution at the Reference Desk
Successful Library Planning for Web 2.0
Technology on the Move in NTRLS
What Future for Public Libraries?
How Secure Is Your Library
Accessible Website Design
Bringing New Technology into the Library
Futuring in Libraries
Adding Ebooks to Your Library's Collection
Technology Trends in Libraries
New Technology and Patron Security
Libraries Going Green
Rethinking the Reference Collection
E-government and Libraries
Hosting Videogame Events in the Library
Moving Forward with Technology
Other useful resources