Information Strategies for Societies in Transition


The Information Strategies for Societies in Transition program was developed to address the challenges Myanmar faces as it seeks to “catch-up” in the world’s most economically competitive region. The larger project has four major components: (1) building organizational capacity in civil society, political parties, the media, government ministries, and think tanks to design and implement effective and transparent information solutions; (2) developing and implementing mobile information literacy curricula; (3) growing the capacity of libraries to serve as trustworthy information hubs; and (4) piloting new platforms that tackle digital and information challenges in Myanmar.

Video: Why public access ICTs matter


This video provides an overview of the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Libraries, telecenters, and cybercafés play a critical role in extending the benefits of information and communication technologies to a diverse range of people worldwide.…

Libraries & makerspaces: A revolution?


One of TASCHA's recent research projects is focusing on innovation spaces (including makerspaces), and what the implications and opportunities are for libraries. We are working on crystallizing some aspects of this research and where we see it heading. We're lucky to have maker movement maven …