The future of libraries in the US & around the world


TASCHA’s work with public libraries is well-known throughout most of the world, ranging from the Public Access Landscape Study, which was the first attempt to identify and describe public libraries and other Internet public access centers and their services in 25 countries, to the Global Impact …

Ecologies of innovation and public libraries


Over the past couple of years, I’ve spent more and more time in the “innovation” space, attending conferences and workshops, speaking with leaders in the public library field, visiting innovation hubs from Africa to South America, doing a bit of research on innovation spaces, and otherwise …

New toolkit: Design thinking for libraries


TASCHA is always thinking about the future of libraries, as many of our projects either involve libraries in some capacity or will result in contributions to the library field and research on libraries. We also embrace design thinking (also known as human-centered design), so we're excited to …

Celebrate National Readathon Day with TASCHA


TASCHA and fellow iSchool research group US Impact Study have joined together to sponsor a team for the National Readathon Day. We've pledged to read with librarians, librarians-to-be, and book lovers of all types from the University of Washington's iSchool, and beyond. We invite you to …