Mobile Information Literacy training in Nakuru, Kenya

March 26, 2018

During the week of March 12, in partnership with EIFL and Kenya National Library Service (KNLS), TASCHA Research Coordinator Stacey Wedlake conducted a training on Mobile Information Literacy to 20 librarians in Nakuru, Kenya. The training covered the Mobile Internet, how to safely choose and download apps, how to search and evaluate information on smartphones, and…

Notes from the field: Creating a mobile information literacy program in Kenya

January 11, 2017

In November 2016, TASCHA Research Analyst Chris Rothschild and I visited Kenya to explore working with EIFL and Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) to develop mobile information literacy curriculum and training for Kenya’s public library staff and patrons. Our visit was a jam-packed week full of meetings with EIFL and KNLS staff, various individuals and…

Happy International Women’s Day: Women & ICT

March 8, 2013

Today, March 8, 2013, is International Women’s Day. Access to technology can empower women and girls of all ages, giving them the access and skills to participate in today’s digital and information society. We’re celebrating this day by showcasing some of the research we’ve done about women and technology, as well as highlighting some of the work our partners and associated organizations have done regarding women and technology.