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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
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Sunday, October 14 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Finding Their Way: An Information Resource Guide for Refugees in Southern Nevada.

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Last year, three MLIS students from the University of Washington partnered with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and helped to identify an information need for new refugees. Although local city information for refugees is freely available online, this delivery method is not beneficial to individuals with limited English language proficiency or low digital literacy. To bridge this gap, we created a resource guide for refugees located in Southern Nevada, which can be adapted by libraries and resettlement organizations across the country.

Speakers
avatar for Christina Miskey, MLIS

Christina Miskey, MLIS

Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Christina is a new librarian with experience working in scholarly communications, metadata, workflows, and operations management. In her current position, she works collaboratively within the Libraries and on campus to support faculty and graduate student research. This includes support... Read More →


Sunday October 14, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Paloverde A (The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa) 160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA