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LITEBoxIN from the SAMS Conference 9/18/2015

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  1. 1. LITEBoxIN !? a project of the Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy Cohort 2014 Photo by Xjoe- http://www.fotocommunity.com/pc/account/myprofile/1114105
  2. 2. Jonathan Gaskill Director, Fulton County Public Library (Rochester, IN) In Absentia: Austin Stroud Director, Bloomfield-E. Greene County Public Library (Bloomfield, IN) / Adjunct Faculty, Ivy Tech Community College Introductions
  3. 3. LITEBoxIN = Library/Information/ Technology/Education Box Indiana ●  Free, Libre & Open Source Software (FLOSS) ●  PirateBox>LibraryBox>LITEBoxIN ●  Low Cost Solution ●  Tech training solution & access point for eBooks in the public domain ●  Usable even by the most remote libraries with poor Internet connectivity What it is.
  4. 4. If you are on a laptop or mobile device - let’s get you connected to LITEBoxIN... Demonstration
  5. 5. Are most tech questions funneled to one person? What’s it to you?
  6. 6. Do we not understand technology well enough to help patrons? Why should I care?
  7. 7. Are we afraid to adapt with and learn new technologies? This tech training issue isn’t limited to just public libraries... "Wouldn’t it be nice to have a central place for tech training & resources?” --Everylibrarian What do we do now?
  8. 8. Quick stats/information*: ●  68% of Indiana public library staff classified as “non-professional” o  Does the other 32% need some help!? ●  27% of IN public libraries lack “high-speed” Internet access ●  227/237 offer WiFi ●  Funding, Training and Slow Internet Access are issues ●  Untrained Staff = Frustrated Patrons (& undue pressure on select few) *Source: http://www.in.gov/library/5370.htm It’s all in the details...
  9. 9. •  Crowdsourcing the Content •  Share, Share Alike! •  Promotional Materials for Your Patrons/Staff ? •  e-newsletter with training tips/resources •  Presentations (ILF ’15) •  Onsite training to get started? Branching Out
  10. 10. •  Adams Co. PL •  Akron-Carnegie Public Library •  Allen Co. PL •  Argos Public Library •  Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library •  Carmel Clay Public Library •  Culver-Union Township Public Library •  Dunkirk Public Library •  Fremont Public Library •  Fulton County Public Library •  Greenwood Public Library •  Hartford City Public Library •  Indiana State Library •  Jackson County Public Library •  Kokomo-Howard County Public Library •  Marion PL •  Monticello-Union Township Public Library •  Muncie Public Library •  Oakland City Columbia Township Public Library •  Plymouth Public Library •  Pulaski County Public Library •  Rockville Public Library •  Tipton PL Pilot libraries
  11. 11. Project Site: http://liteboxin.wordpress.com/ Jonathan Gaskill (@jonnygskills) director@fulco.lib.in.us Austin Stroud (@austroud) astroud@bloomfield.lib.in.us Interested in learning more?

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