The Accidental Technology Trainer: A Guide for Libraries
By Stephanie Gerding
“Librarians have become navigators on the sea of the Internet, and The Accidental Technology Trainer is a tool as useful as a compass! This book will strengthen those professional training skills that are essential for successful 21st century librarians.”
— Susan Hildreth, State Librarian of California
Here is an extremely useful and reassuring guide for library staff who find themselves newly responsible for technology training—whether in computer labs, classrooms, or one-on-one with library users. Stephanie Gerding addresses the most common concerns of new trainers, recommends great tools and techniques, and shares helpful advice from many of her fellow tech trainers.
The Accidental Technology Trainer will help you get up to speed quickly and become a more confident and successful trainer. You’ll learn how to integrate expert tips and tricks and leverage your natural skills to ensure excellent results. If you are faced with technology training needs for which you do not feel fully prepared, The Accidental Technology Trainer is the book you’ve been waiting for!