Category Archives: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

What Good is a Gig?

Ed note: This is a cross post of the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch Blog. Click here to see the original post.  This guest blog post is by Angela Siefer, Senior Research Associate, Center for Digital Inclusion. Through a grant … Continue reading

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Training for Librarians in Florida Tackles Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Nancy Everhart Director, PALM Center School of Information, Florida State University Though parents of children with autism spectrum disorders would love to give their kids the opportunities afforded by public libraries, they are sometimes hesitant to take them to public … Continue reading

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Digital Inclusion: Whose Job Is It?

By Angela Siefer Digital Inclusion Program Manager at OCLC’s WebJunction Libraries are essential providers of digital literacy training and public access. As it continues to evolve in our increasingly digital society, the library’s role as a community anchor institution becomes more … Continue reading

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Looking for Research Data Stories?

Editor’s Note: This year the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy directed agencies that make research grants to develop plans to increase access to federally funded scientific research and to improve the management of research data.  The management … Continue reading

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Project ENABLE: Building Capacity for Meeting the Library & Information Needs of PreK-12 Students with Disabilities

By Ruth V. Small Director, Project ENABLE With great excitement, we announce the launch of the Project ENABLE (Expanding Nondiscriminatory Access By Librarians Everywhere) training website, made possible by Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grants from the Institute of Museum … Continue reading

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