By: J.D. Ross
(315) 443-3094

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) Graduate Student Organization (ISGO) is holding a book drive to benefit the Hive Colab in Kampala, Uganda.

As a global collaborator and information advocate, the iSchool has teamed up with the Hive Colab to grow the worldwide impact of the field of information science.

The Hive Colab is an innovation space and incubator that fosters the development of young entrepreneurs, developers, designers and investors for the tech community of Uganda. You can read more about Hive and their initiatives here:

ISGO has organized a book drive to help the Hive Colab create a resource library and book club. 

The book drive begins on Monday, November 26th, and runs through Friday, December 14th. Drop-off locations for books are in two places in Hinds Hall, 114 and the Staff Lounge on the second floor.

Book types of interest include tech and entrepreneurship titles, but all types are appreciated. A specific wish list is below:

1.  Built to last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Poras
ISBN-10: 0060566108

2. The Startup Game: Inside the Partnership between Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs
by William H. Draper
ISBN-10: 0230339948

3. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
by Peter Drucker
ISBN-10: 0060851139

4. The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
by Eric Ries
ISBN-10: 0307887898

5. The 48 Laws of Power
by Robert Greene
ISBN-10: 0140280197

6. How Successful People Think: Change your Thinking, Change your Life
by John Maxwell
ISBN-10: 1599951681

7. Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days (Recipes: a Problem-Solution Ap)
by Jessica Livingston
ISBN-10: 1430210788

8. The Innovator's Dilemma The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business
by Clayton Christensen  
ISBN-10: 0062060244

9. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
by David Bornstein  
ISBN-10: 0195334760

10. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape our Decisions
by Dan Ariely
ISBN-10: 0061353248

11. From Resource Allocation To Strategy
by Joseph Bower and Clark C. Gilbert
ISBN-10: 0199277451  

12. Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, And Made A Fortune Doing Business My Way
by Richard Branson  
ISBN-10: 0307720748

13. How To Win Friends And Influence People
by Dale Carnegie
ISBN-10: 1439167346

14. The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company
by Steve Blank
ISBN-10: 0984999302

15. Business Model Generation: a Handbook for Visionaries, Game-changers and Challengers
by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur
ISBN-10: 0470876417

16. Java for Dummies
by Barry A. Burd
ISBN-10: 0470371730

17. Beginning Python: from Novice to Professional
by Magnus Lie Hetland
ISBN-10: 1590599829

18. Beginning Rails from Novice to Professional
by Cloves Carneiro Jr., Hampton Catlin, and  Jeffrey Allan Hardy
ISBN-10: 1590596862

19. Ruby Developer’s Guide
by  Robert Feldt, Lyle Johnson, and Jonothon Ortiz
ISBN-10: 1928994644

20. Ajax for dummies
By Steve Holzner
ISBN-10: 0471785970

21. CodeIgniter for Rapid PHP Application Development: Improve your PHP Coding Productivity with the Free Compact Open-Source MVC CodeIgniter Framework!
by David Uptown
ISBN-10: 1847191746

22. Android Wireless Application Development
by Shane Conder and Lauren Darcey
ISBN-10: 0321627091

23. $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future
by Chris Guillebeau
ISBN-10: 0307951529

24. Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
ISBN-10: 1451648537

25. Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcom Galdwell
ISBN-10: 0316017930

26. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
By Ben Mezrich
ISBN-10: 0307740986

27. The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development: a Cheat Sheet to the Four Steps to the Epiphany
by Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits
ISBN-10: 0982743602

28. Creating a Business Plan
By Harvard Business Press
ISBN-10: 1422118851

29. Start Up Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in your City
by Brad Feld
ISBN-10: 1118441540


When:  November 26th – December 14th

Drop-off locations:  Hinds Hall – 114 and Staff Lounge

Book types of interest: Tech and Entrepreneurship (All types are appreciated – specific wish list identified