Ithaka S+R at ALA
Meet up with Nicole Betancourt, Melissa Blankstein, and Kurtis Tanaka
If you are headed to the ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, we encourage you to meet up with the Ithaka S+R staff who will be in attendance:
- Nicole Betancourt, Survey and Research Operations Analyst, runs our local surveys program. Connect with her on Twitter or via email if you would like to reach out about running a survey of your faculty or students in the 2022/23 academic year.
- Melissa Blankstein, Senior Analyst, has spearheaded our work on basic student needs and assessing the evolving role of the community college library. Reach out on Twitter or email to learn more about this research and our upcoming work on how community college libraries help support basic student needs, including in collaboration with public libraries. Melissa.Blankstein@ithaka.org; @m_blankstein
- Kurtis Tanaka, Program Manager of Justice Initiatives, leads our research portfolio on higher education in prisons, focusing on library services, technology and resource provision, media review and censorship/self-censorship policies, and educational quality in the carceral space. Catch up with him at the Library Services to the Justice Involved (LSJI) roundtable on Friday, June 24 at 10:30 am or contact him through email or Twitter.
We also invite you to stop by the ITHAKA booth (#1448) in the Convention Center. Hope to see you there!