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    • Beyond Access: Empowering women and girls through ICT at libraries 

      Beyond Access (IREX, 2012-10)
      Within the digital divide of access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in developing countries exists another gap: between boys and girls, men and women. Particularly in developing countries and rural ...
    • Beyond Access: Perceptions of libraries as development partners 

      Fellows, Michelle; Coward, Chris; Sears, Rebecca (2012-05)
      Libraries are typically overlooked as partners in development. This despite the existence of 230,000 public libraries around the world, 73% located in the developing world, and despite the widespread recognition that access ...
    • Beyond Access: Perceptions of libraries as development partners 

      Fellows, Michelle; Coward, Chris; Sears, Rebecca (2012-05)
      Libraries are typically overlooked as partners in development. This despite the existence of 230,000 public libraries around the world, 73% located in the developing world, and despite the widespread recognition that access ...
    • Breaking Barriers with ICT: Charta 77 Guides Czech Paraplegics Back to Work. 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Bridging the e‐skills gap in Central and Eastern Europe: The growth of e‐skills and employability initiatives in the newly expanded European Union 

      West, Mark; Garrido, Maria (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008-04)
      The European Union faces a labor gap that threatens its goal of becoming a world leader in the knowledge economy and challenges social inclusion and economic modernization — especially with the recent admission of ten ...
    • Brief Analysis on Party Election Manifestos (Burmese) 

      Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation (Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation, 2015-10)
      Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation (EMReF) has been carrying out political-oriented studies since 2012. In 2013, EMReF published the Fact Book of Political Parties in Myanmar (2010-2012) and studied the views of ...
    • Brief Information Paper: Record Keeping and Information Distribution System of Pyithu Hluttaw 

      Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation (Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation, 2015-10)
      Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation (EMReF) has been carrying out political-oriented studies since 2012. In 2013, EMReF published the Fact Book of Political Parties in Myanmar (2010-2012) and studied the views of ...
    • Brokers of Public Access Infomediaries, infomediation, and ICTs in public access venues 

      Ramírez, Ricardo; Parthasarathy, Balaji; Gordon, Andrew (TASCHA, 2014-04-02)
      This study investigated the role of infomediaries in shaping outcomes for users at Public Access Venues (PAVs) in Bangladesh, Chile, and Lithuania. We examined the extent to which technical skills and empathy are relevant ...
    • Building Digital Communities: A framework for action 

      Becker, Samantha; Crandall, Mike; Coward, Chris; Sears, Rebecca; Carlee, Ron; Hasbargen, Kira; Ball, Mary Alice (Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2012-01)
      Digital inclusion is the ability of individuals and groups to access and use information and communication technologies. Not all members of a community benefit equally, and some communities have been left out altogether. ...
    • Building Digital Communities: Getting Started Guide 

      Institute of Museum and Library Services; University of Washington; International City/ County Management Association (Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2012-01)
      Digital inclusion is the ability of individuals and groups to access and use information and communication technologies. Not all members of a community benefit equally, and some communities have been left out altogether. ...
    • Bulgaria Bulgarian 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Bulgaria English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Caritas Austria: Evidence Narrative Worksheet 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Clustering users of public access venues: Analysis results featuring the Global Impact Study 

      Koepke, Lucas (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2014-06-09)
      This paper examines the application and subsequent findings from the use of cluster analysis on data from the Global Impact Study. Specifically focusing on the user survey data, the results successfully show that complex ...
    • Coding Manual for "The Distant Gardener: What Conversations in the Telegarden Reveal about Human-Telerobotic Interaction" 

      Friedman, Batya; Alexander, Irene S.; Kahn, Jr., Peter H. (2005-06-16)
      The Telegarden is a small plot of earth encircling an industrial robotic arm. A web-based interface allows users to activate the robotic arm, view the garden through a camera mounted on the robotic arm, change the view, ...
    • Coding Manual for "What Will it Take to End Homelessness?" 

      Woelfer, Jill Palzkill; Hendry, David G (2013-01-07)
      This technical report presents a coding manual for analyzing a body of material related to the causes or explanations of homelessness, opportunities and solutions for addressing homelessness, or related aspects. The coding ...
    • Coding Manual for Barriers and Solutions to Employment for Homeless Young People 

      Woelfer, Jill Palzkill; Duong, Thuy T; Hendry, David G. (2013-01-10)
      This technical report presents a coding manual for analyzing a body of material related to the barriers and solutions to employment for homeless young people. The coding manual, which shows good inter-rater reliability, ...
    • Coding Manual for “The Watcher and The Watched: Social Judgments about Privacy in a Public Place” 

      Hagman, Jennifer; Severson, Rachel L.; Friedman, Batya; Kahn, Jr., Peter H. (2005-07-13)
      How do people reason about privacy when sophisticated cameras capture people’s images in a public space? Toward answering this question, we interviewed 120 participants in one of four conditions. All conditions involved ...
    • Compendium on impact assessment of ICT-for-development projects 

      Heeks, Richard; Molla, Alemayehu (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
      While there has been an increase in the investment in information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) projects, little is understood about the actual impact of such projects. This, the authors of this ...
    • A Conceptual Model for Video Games and Interactive Media 

      Jett, Jacob; Sacchi, Simone; Lee, Jin Ha; Clarke, Rachel Ivy (2015-04)
      In this article, we describe a conceptual model for video games and interactive media. Existing conceptual models such as the functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) are not adequate to represent the unique ...