Facebook to Support Digital Literacy in Myanmar


We are so excited for our friends at Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation (MBAPF), for their recent partnership with Facebook, to create safe and meaningful digital literacy experiences. Facebook is working with MBAPF to add more content to the Mobile Information Literacy (MIL) …

Developing digital skills for digital librarians


As many communities struggle to keep up with shifts in technology, public libraries provide critical digital literacy training that helps people improve their skills. Yet, library staff struggle to keep their own skills up-to-date and to deliver trainings that engage and excite learners. One …

The search for an open curricula platform


In the movement towards more open education, the question eventually arises as to which content management systems (CMS) are most conducive to open research. There is a wide spectrum of hosting services available to researchers looking to create, manage, and publish their open curricula, and …

TASCHA goes to Next Library 2017


Some members of the TASCHA team will be visiting Denmark June 11-14 to participate in the Next Library conference, an event intended to explore the continuously evolving nature of the public library in the 21st century. TASCHA Director Chris Coward and Assistant Director Rebecca Sears will be …

Translating technology terms into Burmese


Earlier this summer, Thomas Fuller of the New York Times published a memo from Yangon lamenting the lack of political vocabulary in the Burmese language, in which words like “democracy,” “institution,” and “privacy” lack direct translations. Even more notable than Fuller’s nuanced …