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From left, Drs. Amanda Lazar, J. Bern Jordan, and Hernisa Kacorri. Photo by Craig Taylor.

From left, Drs. Amanda Lazar, J. Bern Jordan, and Hernisa Kacorri. Photo by Craig Taylor.

News Release: New R&D Projects to Move the Needle on Making Mainstream Tech Accessible for People Living with Disabilities

January 23, 2024 | INFO Staff
Led by Drs. J. Bern Jordan, Hernisa Kacorri, and Amanda Lazar at the UMD INFO College in partnership with Raising the Floor-US
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Closing the Digital Divide: Marylanders Online Offers Tech Tools and Support to Thousands Across the State

January 22, 2024 | Julie Slivka | UMD Extension
A program led by the UMD Extension and UMD INFO College
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Image courtesy of ALA LibLearnX

UMD INFO Faculty and Students Lead Presentations at the 2024 ALA LibLearnX Conference

January 18, 2024 | INFO Staff
Library practitioners, leaders, and researchers from around the country will gather at this annual event
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UMD Group Connects Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Thinkers and Leaders

January 11, 2024 | INFO Staff
Bringing together innovators from across academia, industry, and government
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New Tool Can Help Audit Pretrial Detainment Decisions in Maryland, UMD Study Shows (ft. Zubin Jelveh)

January 10, 2024 | UMD BSOS Staff
UMD BSOS + INFO faculty are determining how to make criminal justice more "just"
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(Video) SoDa Seed Grant Series: Newspapers and the Lynching Story: Discoveries, Distortions, and Erasure, 1789-1963

January 9, 2024 | INFO Staff
Associate professor with UMD’s journalism college discusses research about lynching and news coverage
Integrity Text is Pointing By A 3D Compass Needle

A Murky World: Navigating Ethical Considerations in Data-Driven Research

January 8, 2024 | Laurie Robinson
INFO researchers developed a tool to help data scientists wade through ethical issues
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Adapting to AI: Approaches for Digital Publishers in Managing Web Scraping

January 2, 2024 | INFO Staff
A report of key insights and practical advice for digital publishers
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A New Way to Make Digital Technology Accessible to All

December 20, 2023 | UMD EDUC Staff
A Q&A on the Maryland Initiative for Digital Accessibility (MIDA), ft. Gulnoza Yakubova (EDUC)