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Research Report
May 7, 2020

Advancing Technological Equity for Incarcerated College Students

Examining the Opportunities and Risks

Higher education programs that teach in prisons take on a near impossible task: to provide their students with a high-quality education, equal to anything beyond the prison walls, while working under strict constraints. Incarcerated students rarely have access to learning resources typically taken for granted on the outside—computers, books, and internet access are all heavily restricted by various state Departments of Corrections (DOC)—and instructors must work with and around DOC security protocols while planning and teaching their classes. While innovative…
Past Event
March 14, 2016

Finding and Keeping an Audience in a Competitive Environment

A Workshop at UCLA

Registration is now open for “Finding and Keeping an Audience in a Competitive Environment.” The workshop will take place at the Charles E. Young Research Library at the University of California, Los Angeles, on Monday, March 14 from 9:00 am to noon. Sarah Pickle, assessment librarian at the Claremont Colleges Library, will lead the half-day workshop. While many of the resources and services libraries create are freely available, they still compete for the time and attention of your users. Through the Finding…
Past Event
March 11, 2016

Introduction to Business Planning for Your Library

A Workshop at UCLA

Registration is now open for “Introduction to Business Planning for Your Library.” The workshop will take place at the Charles E. Young Research Library at the University of California, Los Angeles, on Friday, March 11 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sarah Pickle, assessment librarian at the Claremont Colleges Library, will lead the full-day workshop. In “Introduction to Business Planning for Your Library” participants learn what it takes to keep a digital resource or library service vibrant and relevant post launch or…
Past Event
January 10, 2016

Marketing Your Digital Resources and Sites

A Workshop at ALA Midwinter

Join Kimberly Lutz and Roger Schonfeld for a workshop on “Marketing Your Digital Resources and Sites” at ALA Midwinter on Sunday, January 10, from 9:00 am-noon. You successfully created a comprehensive digital resource, launched a phenomenal e-journal, or built a robust institutional repository. Now the real work begins! You need to make sure the resource is used and supported by its target community. This workshop will provide you with tips and techniques to successfully drive discovery of your resource and…