Rural Libraries and Disaster Recovery

Rural Libraries and Disaster Recovery

When you do not know where to go or who to turn to, and especially when you do not have the devices or connectivity to get online, you go to the library. The library is a uniquely trusted institution, a community anchor, that not only provides educational and...
Responding to New Layers of Disasters

Responding to New Layers of Disasters

Hurricane Laura and the challenges of remote learning Hurricane Laura was initially predicted to avoid the majority of Texas and impact Louisiana, but by early Tuesday morning, August 25, 2020, predictions shifted the path Westward toward Texas’ highly populated...
ALA Midwinter Meeting 2020

ALA Midwinter Meeting 2020

Dr. Sharon Strover (UT Austin, TIPI) presented on her IMLS Libraries and Disasters research alongside her colleagues Dr. Marcia Mardis (FSU) and Dr. Faye Jones (FSU) on January 26th at 9AM as the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. Co-Constructing Disaster...