Building Libraries, Building Communities: A Summit on the Role of Public Libraries in Re-creating Community on the Gulf Coast

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2007-01-17
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Bingham, Elizabeth E.
Santiago, MaryEllin
Nyberg, Sandra
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SOLINET, the State Library of Louisiana and the Mississippi Library Commission hosted a Summit in Baton Rouge, LA, November 28-30, 2006, designed to assist libraries in planning for rebuilding after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. The Summit is part of the Gulf Coast Libraries Project, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by SOLINET. The invitation-only Summit was for teams from the affected libraries in Louisiana and Mississippi. This report is a summary of that summit.
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