Technology in the Library

Division for Libraries and Technology (DLT)

Staff at the Department of Public Instruction's Division for Libraries and Technology (DLT) welcome you to our Webpage. We are here to serve the life-long learning and information needs of all Wisconsin citizens from preschoolers to senior citizens.

Listed on the left are some key programs of the division. Division teams and service areas are listed below. We look forward to serving you. Please let us know if you have any comments or suggestions.

Application Development Team

The Application Development Team provides centralized professional automated information system planning, development, and implementation; empower department staff to query, report, and analyze department data; and ensure effective use of technology.The Application Development Team provides centralized professional automated information system planning, development, and implementation; empower department staff to query, report, and analyze department data; and ensure effective use of technology.

Our IT projects utilize an agile development framework known as Scrum that increases collaboration with our customers. Scrum is a simple yet incredibly powerful set of principles and practices that help teams deliver products in short cycles, enabling fast feedback, continual improvement, and rapid adaptation to change. For more in depth descriptions and examples of Scrum go to the Scrum Alliance website at www.scrumalliance.org.

Our mission is to facilitate the secure collection of accurate information about schools, public libraries, students and education in Wisconsin. DPI uses online data applications to gather limited and timely data from public school districts, private schools, and non-district charter schools to meet the reporting requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

It's Interesting

  • The library system of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Libraries) covers all five academic schools comprising the university. The print and multimedia collections of the MIT Libraries include more than 5 million items, with over 3 million volumes of print material, 17,000 journal and other serial subscriptions, 478 online...
  • The RMIT University Library is the network of academic libraries at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University) in Melbourne, Australia. It has six branches at RMIT's campuses in the Melbourne city centre, Bundoora and Brunswick.
    The RMIT City campus has three branches of the library.
    The Swanston Library is the largest branch...

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