Ed Tinoco Awarded ALA Diversity Research Grant

by Justine Dodgen Bedrosian Affiliate Ed Tinoco was awarded one of three Diversity Research Grants awarded by the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services for 2015. This grant will fund original research by Tinoco and co-recipient Dr. Win Shih, Director of Integrated Library Systems at USC. Their research project is titled “Facilitating the Learning…

Five Minutes With John Szabo

by Jeremy Loudenback In February, City Librarian John Szabo visited the Bedrosian Center to share his perspective on innovation and implementation in a setting not normally associated with governance studies: the public library. Szabo has had a long relationship with libraries, starting with his fond childhood memories of being dropped off at his local library every…