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BYOT? Bring Your Own Technology and the Public Library

There is a new trend in education: bring your own technology (sometimes called BYOD or Bring Your Own Device). As the requirements of student’s tech needs grow and budgets shrink, one solution proposed is that students provide their own mandatory laptop, tablet, or other device. The issues this raises for educational institutions are vast. Complications arise over security, equitable access, monitoring, and software licensing contracts, to name a few.