Tag: Crisis

Jason Broughton Real Time

Recording of the session is at the end of this post Jason Broughton will be our guest on the Librarian.Support real time session. Join us Thursday morning March 26th at 9 am Eastern Time. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/efd8f17225514d5f83dba12dcb50d7ae Topics may include: Library resources and emergency management. Librarians in emergency management positions! Emergency management, information and archival systems, and […]

Librarian First Responders

Feili Tu-Keefner [Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina] discusses her research into the role public librarians have played in times of crisis, and shares lessons learnt. Content includes: Nature of the research; Public libraries involvement in facilitating emergency response and recovery before, during and after the disasters; Successful collaboration with […]

Communities in Crisis

How do libraries respond in times of crisis? They dive deeper into their communities. Is this an act of politics? Yes. R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, and recipient of the American Library Association’s 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. His book, The Atlas […]