Say you have a project. It’s not quite “done,” at least by your—or your team’s—estimation. That’s precisely when you need to get it out … [Continue Reading]
It’s a Tuesday evening and the Watertown (MA) Free Public Library’s (WFPL) maker space, Hatch, is humming. Volunteer Steve Small is … [Continue Reading]
Earlier this year Touchpress and the Juilliard School partnered to create the app Julliard Open Studios, which allows subscribers access to … [Continue Reading]
By The Digital Shift on July 21, 2016
Advice on making smart app and ebook choices for the under-five set.
By Daryl Grabarek on July 18, 2016
In conjunction with the publication of Susie Jarmillo’s flap-filled book, Los Pollitos/Little Chickies, Encantos Media Studio has released an app loaded with activities related to the traditional song.
By The Digital Shift on July 18, 2016
The 2016 Summer Olympics will soon be all anyone’s talking about. Teacher librarian Phil Goerner shares some tools and resources that librarians should have at the ready.
By Matt Enis on July 11, 2016
The discussion at this year’s Library Information Technology Association’s (LITA) Top Technology Trends panel at the American Library Association’s (ALA) annual conference in Orlando, FL spanned topics ranging from online privacy to “superfast application development” on the near horizon. LITA revamped the session format this year to be more interactive: rather than offering individual trend presentations each panelist quickly summarized one trend they’ve been following, and then participated in discussions sparked by questions from moderator Maurice Coleman, technical trainer, Harford County Public Library, MD, and host of the long-running “T is for Training” podcast, with debates emerging on how long libraries should support old devices, and which tech trends may be overhyped within the library field.