New toolkit: Design thinking for libraries


TASCHA is always thinking about the future of libraries, as many of our projects either involve libraries in some capacity or will result in contributions to the library field and research on libraries. We also embrace design thinking (also known as human-centered design), so we're excited to …

Celebrate National Readathon Day with TASCHA


TASCHA and fellow iSchool research group US Impact Study have joined together to sponsor a team for the National Readathon Day. We've pledged to read with librarians, librarians-to-be, and book lovers of all types from the University of Washington's iSchool, and beyond. We invite you to …

Libraries & makerspaces: A revolution?


One of TASCHA's recent research projects is focusing on innovation spaces (including makerspaces), and what the implications and opportunities are for libraries. We are working on crystallizing some aspects of this research and where we see it heading. We're lucky to have maker movement maven …

New TASCHA research projects


It's finally spring here in the Northern Hemisphere, and we decided to celebrate by highlighting some of our new research at TASCHA. From crunching big data on mobile money and developing new resources based on research findings to travelling around the world and working with new partners in …