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  • Transformative Youth Technologies: Digital-Age Critical Workforce Skills for Teens and Twentysomethings
    Date: 12/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Georgetown County Library will improve the digital-age critical workforce skills of local young people through STEM-related digital activities. Classes relating to online STEM resources, digital video production, and app development will result in increased skills and interpersonal abilities, as well as an appreciation for the public library as a ... »
  • Kids Can Code: Computer Science for Early Learners
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In partnership with Future Makers and several Maryland public libraries, the Maryland State Department of Education’s Division of Library Development and Services (DLDS) will teach children ages 4 to 7 the basic principles of programming through the use of Primo, an open-source robotics platform. With Primo, children use blocks to create ... »
  • ALICE: A model for sustaining technology-rich Adaptive Learning Spaces and Interactive Content Environments in Libraries and Museums
    Date: 11/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The North Carolina State University Libraries and its partners will create a model framework for an interactive learning environment, applying the principles of gaming, artificial intelligence, systems automation, and experience design. Display screens, interactive applications, and computerized information systems have become almost ubiquitous ... »
  • SEALibrary Enhancement Project
    Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    On behalf of the Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak, the SEALibrary (Sun'aq Ecological Archives and Library) will undertake a project to enhance access to information on Kodiak ecology and Alutiiq heritage while serving as a bridge between tribal members, researchers, and regulators. It will collect, preserve, and disseminate valuable local and traditional ... »
  • Animated Information Literacy Advocate
    Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Leonard Lief Library and Department of Art at Lehman College will create an Animated Information Literacy Advocate to explore the feasibility of using animation to foster information literacy in college-­age students. Information literacy skills, including assessing information, locating sources, thinking critically, and acting ethically, are ... »
  • MakerSpace 2.0: Retinkering the Public Library
    Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Westport Library, with its partners, Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) and Connecticut State Library - Division of Library Development (CSL-DLD), and with SPARK! Consulting, will introduce a new model of maker space in libraries and a way to systematically integrate the culture of interactive "making" into the library profession. ... »
  • From Descriptive Metadata to Citation: Building a Framework for Search and Communication in Game Studies
    Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Stanford University Library, in partnership with the University of Santa Cruz, will develop a publishable metadata scheme for digital games, including ontology and terminology, as well as a system and tools for citation of in-game events and game states. While the work of collection and preservation is underway, digital games present unique and ... »
  • A Crowdsourced Library Help System
    Date: 07/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Purdue University will develop CrowdAsk - A Crowdsource Library Help System, a web-based help system for academic libraries. CrowdAsk will allow librarians, students, and faculty to ask and answer questions about library resources and tools. CrowdAsk will also support ranking of questions and answers by users as well as the use of scores and ... »
  • Educating Digital Stewards in New York Libraries, Archives, and Museums
    Date: 06/13/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency's National Digital Stewardship Residency in New York (NDSR-NY) addresses the library profession's lack of staff who are trained to successfully acquire, manage, and preserve digital materials. The three-year project builds on the pilot program (NSDR) developed by the Library of Congress in ... »
  • Testing the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) Model in Boston, MA
    Date: 06/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Harvard Library's Testing the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR-MA) Model in Massachusetts will test the pilot program (NSDR-DC) developed by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to help 10 students gain the skills, experience, and network to begin successful careers in digital stewardship; to increase the number of skilled ... »

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