Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Content Providers

Many content providing organizations deliver excellent programming that can be adapted for a public library audience. Some providers charge fees.

Ask a member of the RISE team if you need help scheduling a video conference with a content provider.

Find a Content Provider:

Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
www.cilc.org 

NASA
  www.nasa.gov  

Center for Puppetry Arts
 www.puppet.org 

Royal Botanical Gardens
www.rgb.ca

Royal Tyrell Museum
www.tyrellmuseum.com

Indianapolis Zoo
www.indyzoo.com

Family and Community Resource Centre (Alberta Health Services)
http://fcrc.albertahealthservices.ca/ces.php

Canada Business Network
www.canadabusiness.ca