The UVI Libraries and its community partners have been selected to receive a FY2021 National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  In 2021, IMLS received 172 applications requesting over $47,000,000.  Of these, they selected 39 projects to receive funding.  The USVI Library/Community Collaboration: Training & Technology Innovations has been awarded over $240,000 in funding.   

The USVI Library/Community Collaboration: Training & Technology Innovations will focus on developing technology skills for telehealth and information-seeking skills through partnerships with community organizations.  UVI librarians will develop training materials while helpdesk technicians will support technology needs for our partners and their members. 


Community Partners:

  • AL Wellness Garden

  • Cathedral Church of All Saints

  • ETA Phi BETA Sorority

  • Family Resource Center

  • Frederiksted Health Care

  • Legal Services of the Virgin Islands

  • Nisky Moravian Church

  • Senior Supportive Services

  • The Methodist Church, St. Croix

  • Women’s Coalition of St. Croix

Northstar Digital Literacy:

UVI Librarians and Community Partners have adopted the digital literacy platform, Northstar Digital Literacy.  The training and assessment focuses on the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, and higher education.


Advisory Committee Meeting Recordings

Meeting #1: December 6, 2021

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Meeting #2: February 7, 2022

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Meeting #3:  April 4, 2022

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Meeting #4: June 6, 2022

Trainer Meeting Recordings

Trainer Session #1:

March 22, 2022

March 24, 2022

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Trainer Session #2

May 24, 2022

May 25, 2022

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