Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum

November 1, 2022

The Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum is a growing collection of training materials designed to build information literacies for the millions of people worldwide coming online every month via a mobile phone. Most information and digital literacy curricula were designed for a PC age, and public and private organizations around the world have used these curricula…


Webster Public Library Teen Room

October 26, 2022

Helping library staff make learning connections with youth

Co-Designing Civic Education for the Circumpolar North

October 19, 2021

Launching collaborative research to produce a model for teaching civic education for the circumpolar North.

The Community Archives Center for Tacoma

Bringing community members and organizations together to broaden participation and inclusion within cultural heritage collections.

Digital Bridge: Providing digital access to low-income job seekers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Young person wearing a yellow shirt, jeans, boots, a medical face mask and a backpack sitting on exterior concrete steps typing on a laptop

October 13, 2021

The digital divide has long been recognized as a factor contributing to the economic marginalization of low-income communities, particularly Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color (BIPOC communities).1–7 The pandemic transformed the digital divide from a long-simmering issue to an immediate crisis as schools, training programs, and essential services rapidly moved from in-person to virtual…

Public Libraries as Platforms for Civic Engagement

May 4, 2021

What role should the world’s public libraries have in civic engagement? In recent years, traditional media have weakened, the civic space has become increasingly divisive, and society has become ever more divided socially, economically and politically, yet public libraries have stood strong. They have long fulfilled a vital need for communal spaces where people can…

The use of participatory mapping in ethnobiological research, biocultural conservation, and community empowerment: a case study from the Peruvian Amazon

April 29, 2021

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Workshop: Public libraries as platforms for civic engagement

November 15, 2019

Thought leaders from libraries, civic media, collective action, peace building, media and data literacies explore civic engagement.

Information Strategies Curriculum

March 31, 2016

What skills are required for developing and implementing successful information-based projects in the digital age? How can informed analyses and appropriate solutions to information problems work for social change?

Georgia Civil Society 2.0

June 21, 2012

How are Georgian civil society organizations using social media to engage citizens, spark change, and shift public policy?