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    • Data for Decision Making Curriculum in Myanmar 

      Rothschild, Chris; Weber, Nic; Garrido, Maria (2018-02-22)
      Since its momentous democratic elections in 2010, Myanmar has continued to transition from a society of heavy censorship to one inundated with information and data from across the globe. The changes in the information ...
    • Denmark Danish 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Denmark English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Descriptions of SPSS Variables for Survey Data 

      Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
      This document describes new SPSS variables for the user, venue, and non-user survey data. It includes a description of the new variables as well as the syntax used to create them.
    • Design Talk in a Community of Innovators 

      Hendry, David; Kilburn, Shawn; Annabi, Hala; Mai, Jens-Erik (2006-05-19)
      This technical report describes an exploratory analysis of a community of innovators who indirectly contributed to the design of del.icio.us, a system for social tagging. Participants in this community, which is mediated ...
    • Developing a Video Game Metadata Schema for the Seattle Interactive Media Museum 

      Tennis, Joseph T.; Lee, Jin Ha; Clarke, Rachel Ivy; Carpenter, Michael (University of Washington, 2015-06)
      As interest in video games increases, so does the need for intelligent access to them. However, traditional organizational systems and standards fall short. To fill this gap, we are collaborating with the Seattle Interactive ...
    • Development and Access to Information 

      Garrido, Maria; Wyber, Stephen (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 2017-07-17)
      Can access to information create more socially and economically inclusive societies? Given the unprecedented ability we have today to gather, use, create, and exchange information, how can we capitalize on the strengths ...
    • Development and Access to Information Executive Summary English 

      Garrido, Maria; Wyber, Stephen (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 2017-07-17)
      Can access to information create more socially and economically inclusive societies? Given the unprecedented ability we have today to gather, use, create, and exchange information, how can we capitalize on the strengths ...
    • Development and Access to Information Fact Sheet 

      Garrido, Maria; Wyber, Stephen (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 2017-07-17)
      Can access to information create more socially and economically inclusive societies? Given the unprecedented ability we have today to gather, use, create, and exchange information, how can we capitalize on the strengths ...
    • Diachronic and Synchronic Indexing: Modeling Conceptual Change in Indexing Languages 

      Tennis, Joseph T.
      This paper outlines a model of conceptual change in indexing languages. Findings from this modeling effort point to three ways meaning and relationships are established and then change in an indexing language. These ways: ...
    • Disaster response in Chile: Public libraries as critical communication and information infrastructure 

      Celedón, Angelica; Pequeño, Andrea; Garrido, Maria; Patin, Beth (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-15)
      Public libraries, as public Internet access points and as physical and social community hubs, play an important role in the aftermath of disasters. Information and communication resources are critical. Communities also ...
    • Disaster response in Chile: The critical role of libraries and telecenters 

      Celedón, Angélica; Pequeño, Andrea; Garrido, Maria; Patin, Beth (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-02-27)
      In 2010, a massive earthquake struck Chile, followed by a tsunami that devastated several coastal communities. The Libraries, Telecenters, and the 2010 Chile Earthquake project examines post-disaster information and ...
    • Do you know what MOOCS are? Discover a new way to improve your knowledge and skills 

      Garrido, Maria; Koepke, Lucas; Andersen, Scott; Mena, Andres Felipe; Macapagal, Mayette; Dalvit, Lorenzo (Technology & Social Change Group, 2016-04-08)
      The potential of online learning has long afforded the hope of providing quality education to anyone, anywhere in the world. The recent development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) heralded an exciting new breakthrough ...
    • Don’t Take My Folders Away! Organizing Personal Information to Get Things Done 

      Jones, William; Phuwanartnurak, Ammy Jiranida; Gill, Rajdeep; Bruce, Harry (2005-01-11)
      A study explores the way people organize information in support of projects (“teach a course”, “plan a wedding”, etc.). The folder structures to organize project information – especially electronic documents and other ...
    • Early Literacy in Library Storytimes: A Study of Measures of Effectiveness 

      Campana, Kathleen; Mills, J. Elizabeth; Capps, Janet L.; Dresang, Eliza T.; Carlyle, Allyson; Metoyer, Cheryl A.; Urban, Ivette Bayo; Feldman, Erika N.; Brouwer, Marin; Burnett, Kathleen; Kotrla, Bowie (The Library Quarterly, 2017-01)
      Across the nation, librarians work with caregivers and children to encourage engagement in their early literacy programs. However, these early literacy programs that libraries provide have been left mostly undocumented by ...
    • Edgar: Centro Comunitario Santa Fe Evidence Narrative Worksheet 

      Mariscal, Judith (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 ...
    • El rol de los telecentros y bibliotecas en situación de catástrofe: El caso Chileno 

      Celedón, Angélica; Pequeño, Andrea; Garrido, Maria; Patin, Beth (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-02-27)
      Las bibliotecas y telecentros han jugado un papel fundamental en situaciones de emergencia y esta investigación examina su rol después del terremoto y tsunami que ocurrió en Chile en Febrero del 2010. Las diferentes ...
    • Emerging Concepts in Ontogenic Analysis 

      Tennis, Joseph T.
      Subject ontogeny is the life of the subject in an indexing language (e.g., classification scheme like the DDC). Examining how a subject is treated over time tells us about the anatomy of an indexing language. For example, ...
    • Empirical Evaluation of Metadata for Video Games and Interactive Media 

      Lee, Jin Ha; Clarke, Rachel Ivy; Perti, Andrew (University of Washington Information School, 2015-05)
      Despite increasing interest in and acknowledgment of the significance of video games, current descriptive practices are not sufficiently robust to support searching, browsing, and other access behaviors from diverse user ...
    • Enquête paneuropéenne destinée à évaluer les perceptions des utilisateurs à l’égard des avantages liés aux technologies de l’information et de la communication dans les bibliothèques publiques 

      Quick, Susanna; Prior, Gillian; Toombs, Ben; Taylor, Luke; Currenti, Rosanna (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2013-03)
      What impacts do public libraries in the European Union have on users’ lives? As public libraries in the EU expand their offerings to include access to information and communications technologies (ICTs) like computers and ...