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NewsU Redesign

To promote talent, leadership and lifelong learning in journalism by supporting the redesign of News University, Poynter's online training platform, with a focus on audience engagement and mobile.

NewsU Reimagined

To design a plan for the e-learning platform NewsU to test current assumptions and understand user and product needs as the first phase of a larger overhaul.

ATL Maps

Enabling people to use multiple library collections to tell stories about their city through open source software that combines archival maps, geospatial data and multimedia pinpoints.

Amplify libraries and communities through Wikipedia

Making library resources more accessible to Wikipedia editors and engaging librarians as contributors to Wikipedia through a national training program that will include community outreach to increase local information literacy

Free Library of Philadelphia Cultureshare

Advancing local engagement and strengthening community connection to untapped library collections and new work from local artists by introducing subscribers to librarian-curated digital content on a monthly basis.

Future-proofing Civic Data

Exploring ways libraries can support preservation and long-term access to open civic data through community information portals such as OpenDataPhilly.

Indigenous Digital Archive

Helping people more easily access and engage with mass digitized archival documents and photos through tools that enable people to annotate, tag and make searchable archival materials.

Literacy, Art, Technology and Community

Increasing literacy and engaging communities by piloting StoryScape, an interactive learning platform that allows users to create visual stories about their communities with artwork from local artists, in public libraries.

Storytellers Without Borders

Helping high school students connect with the Dallas Public Library through a training course on digital media and journalism that builds skills and grows their awareness of the community. 

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