A Librarian’s Guide to Digital Transformation

Are you starting to see a decrease in patronage at your library system? Are you looking for new ways to engage with your community? Let’s talk digital. A Librarian’s Guide to Digital Transformation is an online course geared toward library staff at all levels, who are interested in making their library more digital. Would you like to know how to develop a digital strategy plan that can organize and facilitate a digital transformation for your library system?



What is A Librarian’s Guide to Digital Transformation?

A Librarian’s Guide to Digital Transformation is an online course developed by Level360 Insights for library systems. This course will teach you about the digital disruption occurring in the library industry. It will explain how to combat this disruption with a digital transformation through the use of a digital strategy plan.

What are the objectives of this course?

The main objective of this course is to assist you in developing a digital strategy plan for your library system. By the end of this course, you should have:

  • A plan that can be used to implement a digital transformation within your library
  • An idea of the type of projects that will be successful in your community
  • A list of KPI baselines and targets against which your can measure your projects
  • Guiding principles that will wrangle your projects and keep them pointed in the right direction
  • An idea of how to communicate to all stakeholders, keeping them informed on the progress of your digital transformation
  • And a roadmap to organize your projects and ensure they are all aligned with your strategic plan

Why should you take this course?

It’s a proven fact that the use of libraries is decreasing. In fact, the 2021 Freckle Report states that there has been a 30% decrease in the use of U.S. library buildings. With this decrease in usage, how can libraries stay relevant? The answer is through the use of digital. From digital library branches to the development of Alexa skills, libraries have an opportunity to change their own trajectory. This course will show you how.

Who should take this course?

Change can come from anywhere, so this course was developed with all levels of librarian staff in mind. From Library Directors to Library Aides, this course will relate to everyone and can educate anyone across your organization. It is suggested that you register 2 – 3 staff members for this course, as it would be very beneficial to have multiple teammates in your organization with this knowledge.

How long is the course?

This is an on-demand at-your-own-pace course. This means you can consume the content at your leisure. It is suggested that you go through the course in order, as to not miss any important information. It should take you approximately four hours to review all of the content. Once registered you’ll have 90-days to complete the course. If you run out of time, you are more than welcome to register for another 90-days.

What format is the course in?

The course is comprised of videos with text scripts so you can read along if you like.

What type of support will you receive?

All course participants will also have access to a Slack community, where you will be able to ask questions, get support, post wins, and share ideas. The entire Level360 Insights team is consistently available on the Slack boards to assist you while you build out your digital strategy plan.

What is the refund policy?

Due to the digital nature of the course, refunds are not offered.

How to register if you don’t have a Pcard

If you do not have access to a Pcard or credit card and would like to register for this course simply email hello@level360insights.com and the team will send you an invoice. Once paid, you will be granted access to the course.