Tag Archives: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Google fellows connect over lunch and libraries

Yesterday, the American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office hosted the 2013 Google Policy Fellows in a lively discussion about libraries and national public policy and lobbying. The luncheon conversation, organized by ALA’s Google Policy Fellow Jamie Schleser, ranged from telecommunications, E-rate, and copyright to open access to government information, privacy, and surveillance. After an overview of the work done by ... Read More »

Libraries are logical, obvious partners & collaborators for increasing minority student engagement in science and technology

Last Friday, I participated in a policy roundtable on “Leveraging Community Colleges for Minority Student STEM Engagement” organized by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and hosted at Microsoft’s Policy Office in Washington, D.C. This roundtable meeting launched a Joint Center initiative on a topic in which libraries of all types are becoming increasingly involved. A broad range ... Read More »