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Dialogues with library technology leaders

A future for public libraries

Local Government Library Technology (LGLibTech) Dialogues with library thought leader leaders. 7th December 2022 14.30 to 15.30 London time (GMT)

A future for public libraries

The public library service, which is profoundly important, is in trouble. Library Consultant Ken Chad is in conversation with Tim Coates to discuss his analysis of the problem, potential ways forward and the implications for library technology. Tim Coates currently works as a lead adviser on both public and academic libraries in the Freckle project in the US. He has analysed public libraries in the UK, US and Australia. Tim worked in the book industry for more than 40 years: in retailing, libraries and publishing. He has been managing director of several large book retailers, including Waterstone's, the leading UK bookstore group, and of WH Smith in Europe. He has been UK general manager of YBP, the academic division of Baker and Taylor, and now part of EBSCO. He has consulted for library authorities and library suppliers in the US and the UK. He is frequently called upon to write reports for local and national government bodies on the public library sector.

Local Government Library Technology (LGLibTech) Dialogues with library thought leader leaders. 7th December 2022 14.30 to 15.30 London time (GMT)

Video of the dialogue ( approx' 50 minutes)

YouTube
https://youtu.be/0l1Uvd5Tc1Q

Useful links

Tim Coates
tim@freckle.us

Freckle Report (2022)

Ken Chad
Ken@kenchadconsulting.com
www.kenchadconsulting.com
Twitter: @kenchad

Community engagement solutions for public libraries. Local Government Library Technology (LGLibTech) https://lglibtech.com. Ken Chad & Sarah Bartlett. Local Government Library Technology (LGLibTech) briefing paper No. 1. May 2021.

Trends in the library technology market – A UK perspective. Ken Chad. CILIP Buyers Guide. February 2021.

New perspectives on the public library technology market

Dialogue between Ken Chad & Yariv Kursh 27 October 2021 15.00 (3PM) London time

This is the first Local Government Library Technology (LGLibTech) 'Leaders dialogue' webinar. Library technology consultant Ken Chad is in discussion with Yariv Kursh who joined Innovative Interfaces in 2020 as General Manager. This was an opportunity to meet with a key industry leader to talk about the strategic issues, how the public library technology market might evolve over the next few years and the opportunities that will bring to libraries

Video (45 minutes) of the dialogue

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