Key topics at the intersection of information, human rights, social justice, and technology include information access and literacy, digital inclusion, education, and social services, among many others.
Shows information professionals how to leverage their skills and training to master emerging tools, techniques, and vocabulary; create mission-critical Big Data research deliverables; and discover rewarding new career opportunities by embracing their inner Data Scientist.
A Librarian's Guide to Increasing Visibility and Impact provides insights into what many librarians are feeling, including questions such as "do they feel invisible?" and "How many times have they heard somebody say 'but everything is on the Internet'?"
The library and information profession builds skills and expertise that cover a wide spectrum. These skills are often desirable in other fields and industries. Skills to Make a Librarian looks at both sides of this equation through a collection of essays by current and former librarians and information professionals who make use of this wide range of cross disciplinary skills.
PLAMetrics offers statistics on public libraries in the areas of finances, resources, service usage and technology. The library does not have a subscription to the PLAMetrics database, but the Public Library Data Service Statistical Report: Characteristics and Trends is freely available.
The Horizon Report: Library Edition "examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their potential impact on academic and research libraries worldwide" and is updated annually.
Variety of ACRL reports and white papers on various issues in academic libraries, such as "value," assessment, data management, environmental scans, trends; and reports in specific areas such as information literacy, scholarly communication, and more.
We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being
home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous
communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service