In our second webinar, which took place on 14 March 2019, Feili Tu-Keefner [Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina] discusses her research into the role public librarians have played in times of crisis, and shares lessons learnt.

Content includes: Nature of the research; Public libraries involvement in facilitating emergency response and recovery before, during and after the disasters; Successful collaboration with other sectors and challenges faced; Role of technology; Skills and competencies required by professional librarians.

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Featured resources

The following resources featured in Feili’s presentation:

Additional resources were shared by participants during the webinar, via the chatbox:

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