Emerging Technology

Timeline of Major Events in Library Computing

It is difficult to imagine a library today without computers. Most libraries devote at least part of their physical space to housing them. Patrons of all walks of life come to the library specifically to use them. Computers organize our collections, promote our collections, facilitate sharing of our collections, allow patrons to browse our collections, […]

The Augmented Library and the Extinction of Librarians

Augmented Reality or AR sounds pretty high tech and foreign to most people’s ears but it’s actually a concept that we are all pretty familiar with. Augmented reality is basically real life (viewed through a screen or device) with¬†additional¬†information overlayed. When Arnold Schwarzenegger sizes up the biker before stealing his clothes in the first Terminator […]