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Financial Literacy and Libraries in the News

Story on Rutgers Cooperative Extension work with New Jersey and New York library systems to train librarians to guide library patrons to the information they need for sound financial decisions. Funded by IMLS and FINRA Investor Education Foundation.  They cite … Continue reading

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Public Libraries as Financial Literacy Supports Final Report

The final report for the Public Libraries as Financial Literacy Supporters project is now available for free. Catherine Arnott Smith, Kristin R. Eschenfelder (2010) Public Libraries as Financial Literacy Supporters.  White paper of the University of Wisconsin Center for Financial … Continue reading

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Press Release

UW-MADISON LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES FACULTY WIN FINANCIAL LITERACY RESEARCH GRANT Professors Catherine Arnott Smith and Kristin R. Eschenfelder, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies, have been awarded a grant for their proposal “Public Libraries … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Public Libraries and Financial Literacy Project Blog!

This is the blog for the research project “Public Libraries as Financial Literacy Service Providers” The project is led by Assistant Professor Catherine Arnott Smith and Associate Professor Kristin R. Eschenfelder and graduate students at the School of Library and … Continue reading

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