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...
Research on the Texas Hotspot Program

Research on the Texas Hotspot Program

TIPI has been working on two projects in Texas communities. The first grows out of several studies examining how libraries use mobile hotspots in both urban and rural areas. Most recently we worked with the Tocker Foundation to supply hotspots and tech support to six...
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...