Rural districts band together to promote innovation across schools on Education Dive

Take a look at this inspiring article “Rural districts band together to promote innovation across schools” on Education Dive. It highlights the collaborative efforts of schools and districts striving to maintain educational equity amongst rural populations. Examples range from the creation Continue reading Rural districts band together to promote innovation across schools on Education Dive

Lecture: Sustainable Collection Management- April 26, 2017

SUSTAINABLE COLLECTION MANAGEMENT:  Enabling the Transformation of Libraries Matt Barnes Director of Sustainable Collection Services at OCLCApril 26, 2017 (Wednesday) 3:00 – 4:30 pm McKeldin Library 6137 (Special Events Room) Academic libraries have endured as centers of learning and research because they have continually evolved to meet the needs Continue reading Lecture: Sustainable Collection Management- April 26, 2017

How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible

Check out this interesting article on Vice, How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible. The article highlights public library responses to the limited tickets and high prices associated with mainstream comic conventions and events. Many people cannot afford or are Continue reading How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible

Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Check out this video about the recent efforts to promote literacy and education in Conakry, Guinea! UNESCO has designated Conakry as the 2017 World Book Capital. Groups like the Guinean Alliance for Education and Development (GAED) are working with the Continue reading Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Canadian Courts Preserving Webpages Cited in Rulings

Take a look at this interesting article on Motherboard. The Canadian Judicial System has gone through their records to secure sources that were referenced through hyperlink in court records. Using the Wayback Machine and Internet Archive, they have recorded the Continue reading Canadian Courts Preserving Webpages Cited in Rulings