Self-service technology, SST, Academic Libraries, Kansas Libraries, Human Interaction, Quality Customer Service, ROI, Return on Investment, Community Analysis
Self service technology (SST) is inundating the library world with more efficient forms of service for the library user experience. There are different types of SST and each type creates challenges and opportunities in the academic library. This multi-varied approach provides quality support to users who are unfamiliar with the technology, and offers time expediency to those who are adept at using SST. This persuasive paper will show what Kansas academic libraries currently have in the form of SST and encourage libraries to adopt new methods of service. The goal is to get you excited about SST and relieve any apprehension about implementing new technology in your academic library.
Keywords: self-service technology, SST, academic libraries, Kansas libraries, human interaction, quality customer service, ROI, return on investment, community analysis
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