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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
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.

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Christina Miskey, MLIS

Citation and Bibliography Assistant, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Christina Miskey is a recent MLIS graduate from the University of Washington, where she was a student leader and advocate for online students' equality of access. She currently works in the Scholarly Communication Initiatives unit at UNLV, where she works on various special projects... Read More →


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

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