University of Maryland

IMLS Funding for Developing Resources for low-SES Library Patrons

Mega Subramaniam and I have been awarded an IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) National Leadership Grant to evaluate the challenges faced by librarians and their economically disadvantaged patrons when it comes to protecting sensitive information disclosed on public computers. The three-year project involves partnerships with four libraries in the state of Maryland and CASA de Maryland, a local organization serving the Latino community.

More information can be found in this PDF and on this blog post.