NCompass Live: Innovating Access to Information with Libraries Without Borders’ Ideas Box

NCompass live smallJoin us for next week’s NCompass Live, “Innovating Access to Information with Libraries Without Borders’ Ideas Box”, on Wednesday, June 29, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time. Libraries Without Borders is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to expand access to information by creating and supporting library programs around the world. Paloma Pradere, from Libraries Without Borders, will join us to talk about their project, the Ideas Box, a portable library/multi-media center toolkit for refugee and vulnerable populations. This ‘pop-up library’ includes its own satellite internet connection and power supply, laptops, tablets, books and ebooks, as well as many educational, informational, and leisure resources. She will give an overview of where the Ideas Box has been implemented, its impact in those communities, and share ideas for next steps. Upcoming NCompass Live events:
  • July 6 – Making Your Catalog Work for Your Community: How to Develop Local Cataloging Standards
  • July 13 – Libraries on the Edge: Technology Assessment Toolkit
  • July 27 – The Queer Omaha Archives
  • August 10 – Clouding Up: How to Use Cloud Storage
For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage. NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.
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