NEFLIN Emerging Technologies: Near Future Trends


An informal workshop with lively discussion, focused on emerging trends in technology that will affect libraries and librarians.  Many topics will be discussed, including:

  • An intro to near-future technologies that will impact your library
  • New hardware, software, and privacy products to consider for your library
  • Technology purchasing tips that will save your organization money
  • Important computer and network security news to protect your organization and patrons from miscreants
  • Network products that will enhance performance and security, and lower operating costs
  • Public access computer products and services that you need to know about
  • Upcoming changes in software and operating systems that will strongly affect the way we use computers

Product demonstrations and promotional/informational materials will be available to attendees.

If you want to be on the cutting edge of library information technology, or if you are a Director or supervisor involved in IT spending, then this workshop will provide you with the information you need to make excellent, forward-looking decisions.

Trainer: Mickey R. Boyd, Mickey R. Boyd Computer and Network Consulting
NEFLIN classes are open to library staff in Florida only.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on Monday, April 28.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at

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