Digital Services is a branch of the Technology Services Division and offers support to public libraries in providing digital services to their patrons. Below are a list of services and resources provided by Digital Services.
Consulting services are offered to provide advice to public library staff and library stakeholders on developing and implementing technology services for library patrons. Advice is given on a variety of topics that include, but are not limited to: social media policies, eBooks and eMagazines, website development, and technology programming.
Free technical training is offered to public library staff to enhance their skills and knowledge on using emerging technologies to better assist patrons. Please contact the digital services consultant for more information or to request a staff training. Examples of technology trainings include:
- How to use eBooks
- Maintaining Websites Using WordPress
- Using Cloud Services
- Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Tech Academy 2016
- eGovernment PowerPoint, Pascagoula
- Cloud Services PowerPoint, Pascagoula
- eGovernment PowerPoint, Jackson
- Electronic Resources for Seekers, Jackson
- Cloud Computing, Tupelo
- E-Resources for Job Seekers, Tupelo
Digital Services will assist library systems in the development of creating website layouts that are ADA compliant and responsive to mobile devices using the content management system WordPress. Once the design and layout of the website is complete, library staff are trained on how to update and maintain the library website.
Digital Services Resources
The WordPress Quick Guide provides introductory videos and guidelines on creating and maintaining websites using the content management system, WordPress.
The Library Commission has eReader e-ink kits for libraries to check out for staff use. Please click on the link above to read the terms and conditions on how to reserve a kit.
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