Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

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What Ho? Computer Lab (by TTW Contributor Mick Jacobsen)

Computer Labs are the ugly ducklings of libraries, very rarely get discussed, very few presentations on best practices, disgruntles reference librarians everywhere “I did not go to library school to help somebody play with Facebook”, and all that jazz.  I have never understood that opinion but I am not here to try and change anybody’s mind about the need, but to discuss the future of computer labs in libraries (my experience is in public libraries). As background, mpow’s computer use statistics were down from last fiscal year, and this year looks to be down again.  At our height we were […]