Story

Photo Storytelling = Conveying of events in words, and images, often by improvisation Storytelling is the intersection of where locals and visitors meet, so there’s always more than a single story. This presentation explores the slow transition as we learn how to collaborate – what kind of world do we want for everyone? Our stories are …

Digitize Links

Photo: Melissa BiggsMexico City Links related to digitize Headlines http://ew.com/theater/2017/08/29/hamilton-library-of-congress-digital-documents watch-how-librarians-digitize baltic-amber-specimens-to-be-returned-to-konigsberg http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/100-years-will-todays-digital-files-be-accessible-planning-digital-obsolescence#stream/0 Questions Any recommendations on digitizing reel-to-reel tapes? ¿Alguna recomendación sobre la digitalización de cintas de carrete a carrete? What is the best way to digitize 8mm video tape using a Mac? ¿Cuál es la mejor manera de digitalizar la cinta de vídeo …

Lonely Planet

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International Literacy Day 2018

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field. Key Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/literacyday Concept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Alfabetización Chinanteco de San Felipe …

Citizen Journalism

Poster The term citizen journalism is used to describe the way in which citizens play an active role in collecting, reporting and distributing news and information (adapted from Wikipedia). Headlines http://www.wired.com/2016/08/bystanders-no-longer-document-injustice-broadcast The Guardian is opening up its newslists so you can help us make news Recommended Listening Making journalism public – Veteran US journalists Jay …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2018 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation …

International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay History The day was inaugurated in November 2015 and was first held on September 28, 2016. The day had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form beginning in 2012. …