With Apple devices widely used by our public and staff, libraries are invariably affected when changes occur. What might Apple’s latest operating system release mean for public libraries?
Nick Tanzi Author Archive
Nick Tanzi is the current Assistant Director of Technology Services at the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library in Suffolk County, NY. Prior to that, he served as their Head of Digital Services. He has spoken in the U.S. and abroad on digital services in libraries, 3-D printing, video game design, staff training and other technology-oriented topics. He is the author of Making the Most of Digital Collections Through Training and Outreach, which received a starred review from Library Journal. He is an experienced library programmer, having planned and conducted technology-based classes for children, teen and adult patrons. Tanzi is the current Vice President of the New York Library Association’s Making and STEAM Round Table.
Patrick “PC” Sweeney is the Political Director of EveryLibrary, and coauthor of Winning Elections and Influencing Politicians for Library Funding, published by ALA Neal-Schuman.
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