Elisa Coghlan
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Hello, all! I'm an academic librarian at Marquette U. I have two main roles there--supporting digital scholarship and leading the creative/communication side of the library's administration.

My work-related research currently focuses on the relationships between open access publishing and social justice. I'm also interested in languages, especially in relation to print culture. I geek out on visual design, early sound recordings, and learning how to use new digital tools.

Glad to be here!

@asile

Welcome! Is that Marquette in Milwaukee?

@asile

We don't live in Milwaukee, but we have been working with learndeep.org/ there.

@bhaugen LearnDeep is new to me but what I saw in a quick look at their website was intriguing. Tuning into them henceforth.

@asile
They have ambitious plans that go beyond highschool that get into penguinrandomhouse.com/books/2 and STEM skill development in Milwaukee.

@asile

They're using a fork of our software, with a wonderful gang of MSOE students customizing it for them.
github.com/LearnDeepMilwaukee/

We visited them last year, and will most likely do so again soon.

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