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Technology Ownership: Examining the Total Cost
July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT$28.99
The cost of technology extends beyond the initial outlay of funds to purchase the tool. Library leaders need to consider the total cost of technology ownership when deciding where to allocate resources.
In this interactive and informative program, Lauren will share a total cost of ownership model and provide helpful tips for how librarians can decide what technology is worth the cost.
As a result of this program attendees will learn:
- To consider all cost factors in technology ownership
- To make better-informed decisions about how to spend funds on technology
Lauren Hays – Biography
Lauren Hays, Ph.D., is the instructional and research librarian at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, KS where she enjoys teaching and being a member of her institution’s Faculty Development Committee. She has co-presented at the annual conference for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and was the 2017 speaker on SoTL for the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee’s Midwinter Discussion.
Her professional interests include SoTL, teaching, information literacy, educational technology, library and information science education, teacher identity, and academic development. On a personal note, she loves dogs, traveling, and being home.