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  • Equalizing the opportunity for success: Examining public library patrons problem solving in technology rich environments
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Projects
    Portland State University (PSU) and Multnomah County Library (MCL) will collaborate on research designed to improve library practices, programs, and services for adult patrons, especially adults with low literacy skills, including seniors, English learners, socially isolated adults, and adults with low incomes. The project features the ... »
  • Creative Aging in America's Libraries
    Date: 12/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Westchester Library System, in partnership with Lifetime Arts, ALA's Public Programs Office, and AARP Foundation, will improve, expand, and sustain creative aging programs in public libraries and position libraries as community cornerstones for positive aging. Built on Lifetime Arts' capacity-building model, this initiative reflects new ... »
  • Kha'p'o Literacy and Family Time Enhanced
    Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Pueblo of Santa Clara's Community Library will continue its important role as a community anchor in fostering 21st-century learning and information use with a range of interactive projects that will engage community members of all ages. Technology Access Nights will foster responsible technology use and awareness among young learners and their ... »
  • Examination of Environmental Collective Identity Development Across Three Life‐stages: The Contribution of Social Public Experiences at Zoos
    Date: 07/09/2009
    Resource Category: Doctoral Dissertation
    This research proposed a revised theory of how collective environmental identity is associated with engagement with the advancement of pro‐environmental behaviors. The research comprised three activities that examined the experiences of three groups of people who claim zoo visiting as an important part of their life‐story: conservation biologists ... »
  • Coffee: The World in Your Cup Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture Summative Evaluation
    Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The exhibit Coffee The World in Your Cup was designed by and installed at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture running from January 24, 2009 through September 7. The exhibit presents the story of one of the world's most widely traded commodities and how it has affected cultures, economies, and environments across the globe. Coffee ... »