Public Libraries Leading the Way

“Public Libraries Leading the Way” is a regular column in which library technologists from public libraries highlight a technology-based innovation or approach to problem solving. Columns published to date:







Call for Proposals for Future Columns

To propose a topic, use this proposal form, which will ask you for:

  • Your name, email address, and preferred pronouns
  • A brief (75-150 word) summary of your proposed column that describes your library, the technology you wish to write about and your experience with it.
  • Issues to which you could contribute a column

Columns are in the 1,000-1,500 word range and may include illustrations. These will not be research articles, but are meant to share practical experience with technology development or uses within the library. 

If you have questions, contact Ken Varnum, Editor, at