A Conversation with the Oil Creek Library District

With Erin Joyce, District Consultant, Oil Creek Library District If you could tell us a bit about your role and what you do with the Oil Creek Library District?  I am the District Consultant. The shortest way to describe that is I am the “librarian’s librarian”, so I...

An Investment in HBCUs is an Investment in America

By Alisa Valentin, Ph.D.  Howard University in Washington, DC Just two decades ago, many of us could not have imagined a world where Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) would garner such nationwide attention. Institutions like Howard University,...

A Democracy Without Broadband

By Yosef Getachew  In so many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that broadband is an essential service. We rely on digital connectivity to stay in touch with friends and family, work from home, log on to virtual classrooms, receive medical care through...