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Campaign for the New Ridgefield Library

Do It Once. Do It Right. Do It Now.

technology

Technology Advisory Board | Technology in the New Library | Technology and the Future of Libraries

Technology will be integrated into every aspect of the Library, enabling faster, more effective and global access to Library resources and emerging information delivery systems. Free, secure wireless and plentiful workstations will accommodate demand, and a technology resource center will support individual and group instruction.

technology advisory board

Anthony Cacciola, Network Administrator
Rudy Chang
Tony DeMarco
Beth Gollogly
Randy Johnson
Mary Rindfleisch, Assistant Library Director

 


 

what you will find in the New Ridgefield Library

  • an abundance of workstations offering tools for research, personal productivity and more
  • increased self-service options for check-out and other transactions
  • building-wide wireless access
  • Public Access Catalogs (PACs) throughout the stacks - wherever you need to search for an item
  • multi-media learning software for emerging readers
  • high-speed Internet access
  • fully equipped Technology Resource Center for individual and group instruction
  • convenient wayfinding aids such as interactive kiosks and dynamic signage
  • program rooms and small study spaces equipped with innovative tools to support meetings, presentations, performances and collaborative learning
  • distance learning and teleconferencing capability
  • technologies to support monitoring and maintenance of efficient and cost-effective building infrastructure

 

technology and libraries of the future

The Lessons of 10 Years of Talking Tech
by David Pogue, The New York Times, November 24, 2010