Field research begins in Namibia evaluation


TASCHA kicked off field research for the Regional Study & Resource Center Evaluation project in Namibia in March 2015. Fieldwork is crucial to research success, particularly when performing evaluation work. Principal Investigator Araba Sey and Research Analyst Michelle Fellows visited Namibia …

Myanmar: Temples and towers


Incredible temples range across Myanmar; from the magisterial Shwe Dagon in Yangon to Bagan’s sprawling complexes they show the country’s rich Buddhist art, culture and heritage. The monks often built them high up, as in Mandalay Hill, above. Sitting closer to God and above the everyday,as in …

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 …

Evaluating regional libraries in Namibia


New regional libraries have been introduced in Namibia. Officially called Regional Study & Resource Centers, the Government of Namibia, with support from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), has launched three of these libraries in different regions of Namibia. The MCC has commissioned …

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 …