Training In New Technologies
(TNT)
PLQIF Project 2012-13
Alana Ward
Libraries, Museums and Archives Manager
Inverclyde Council
Background
• People’s Network
implementation in
2001/2
• Training programme
(with IT components)
since 2009
• Skills survey – staff
lacking IT confidence
The Response
• PLQIM Fund bid 2012-3:
Training In New
Technologies
• Partnership with North
Ayrshire Libraries
• Training Needs Analysis
Training Needs Analysis
Inverclyde
How confident are you in using the following whether it be for work or personal use?
Answer Options
iPads
Android tablets (e.g. Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus,
Kindle Fire etc)
iPods
MP3 players (e.g. Sony MP3
eReaders (Kindle, Sony Reader, Kobo etc)
Facebook
Twitter
Flickr
Blogs
Wikis
Clouds (iCloud, Google Docs etc)
RSS Feed
YouTube
Setting up Overdrive for eBooks
Borrowing eBooks from Overdrive
Downloading audio books (Overdrive/One Click Digital)
Digital magazines (set up and borrowing)
Mobile apps
Podcasts
QR Codes
Augmented reality
Other (please specify)
I am confident
I am fairly
confident
I lack some
confidence
I am not so
confident
I am not aware
of this service
Response
Count
11
5
6
12
0
34
3
15
8
8
0
34
8
3
8
11
5
2
3
6
6
2
14
1
1
6
15
7
12
9
9
11
5
8
5
7
8
9
5
6
11
2
6
7
6
6
4
10
3
7
6
13
10
8
7
12
14
12
14
16
8
9
16
18
0
0
0
2
1
2
2
2
0
8
1
0
0
32
34
34
34
33
34
34
33
34
33
34
32
34
0
9
11
13
0
33
0
8
4
3
0
5
3
4
4
1
5
9
7
7
4
14
10
14
12
9
9
3
5
8
20
33
33
34
34
34
1
answered question
skipped question
34
0
Hardware
• 10 x iPads
• 10 x Nexus 7s
• 5 x Kobo Touches
• 5 x Sony PRS-T2
• 5 x SanDisk Clip Zips
(MP3)
• 2 x Kindle Fires
Hosting
• Hosted by Dreamhost on
a Moodle server.
• Moodle is a virtual
learning environment.
• Staff can access any
time, from anywhere, with
any device.
www.librarystaff.info
www.librarystaff.info
Content
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How to use Moodle
eAudio services
eReaders and digital services
iPads and other tablets
Quizzes
Social Media – Facebook and Twitter
Social Media – other accounts and apps
Outcomes
• Increased confidence and knowledge
amongst staff.
• Improved level of assistance offered to
library users.
• Increased use of digital library services,
inc. eBooks, eAudio and online resources.
• Increased and consistent use of social
media to promote all library services.
Evaluations
• “I like being able to work through the course at my own
pace.”
• “Enjoyed using Moodle and good to know I can go back
and do further practice in my own time.”
• “It was helpful to be able to practise with different
devices.”
• “Would benefit from more practice.”
Future Plans
• Share model with other
authorities.
• Develop Moodle into staff
wiki.
• Incorporate competencies
into performance reviews
and future recruitment.
• Roll out taster sessions
for visually impaired.
Contact for log-ins
Pamela McLean
Learning Services Librarian
Inverclyde Libraries
[email protected]
01475 712330
Questions
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Training In New Technologies (TNT) Project