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    • Namibia Regional Library performance evaluation: Component 1 report 

      Sey, Araba; Fellows, Michelle (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2016-04)
      The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) contracted the Technology & Social Change group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington to conduct a performance evaluation of the Namibia regional libraries, officially the ...
    • Namibia RSRC Activity: Evaluation Design Report 

      Coward, Chris; Fellows, Michelle; Gordon, Andy (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2014-10-22)
      This evaluation design report documents the evaluation questions and methodology that will guide the evaluation of Namibia’s Regional Study and Resource Centers (RSRCs). This report provides an overview of the RSRCs and ...
    • Netherlands Dutch 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Netherlands English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • New institutions and transformations: Computers and youth in low-income urban Guatemala and Brazil 

      Frix, Michele; Freistadt, Jay; Neff, Phillip; Pal, Joyojeet (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-06)
      Exposure to crime and violence, discrimination, and a structural lack of institutional support for education and human development continue to plague at-risk youth in urban poor neighborhoods of Latin America. With the ...
    • Ontologies and the Semantic Web: Problems and Perspectives for LIS Professionals 

      Calzada-Prado, Javier; Tennis, Joseph T.
      Many years have passed since Berners-Lee envi- sioned the Web as it should be (1999), but still many information professionals do not know their precise role in its development, especially con- cerning ontologies –considered ...
    • Open Data and Open Tools: The Global Impact Study Inventory and Web Application 

      Rothschild, Chris; Sey, Araba; Tulinsky, Alex (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
      What is Open Access to Research Data? Is it free and open access to raw data? Access to data collection tools and instruments? Access to data with tools to organize and analyze? These are the types of questions the ...
    • Open Data for Public Good: Interim Performance Report Year 1, July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 

      Palmer, Carole; Weber, Nicholas; Yan, An (2017-09-28)
      The Open Data for Public Good (ODPG) project began July 1, 2016. The purpose of ODPG’s work is threefold: 1. To prepare future and current public librarians to curate collections of open data of value to local ...
    • Open Development, Open Cambodia 

      Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-14)
      The world is witnessing widespread participatory movement toward transparency, democratization, and responsive governance. Pressing social need and enabling technologies have allowed innovative strategies for social change ...
    • An Overview of Tactile Graphics Production and HCI Barriers in Existing Software Resources 

      Slabosky, Beverly; Ivory, Melody Y.; Martin, Andrew P.; Lacenski, Amelia (2005-08-31)
      Through the use of an on-line questionnaire and in-depth observation sessions, we examined how people produce tactile graphics (raised images that are designed to be read by the fingers) for blind students and how they use ...
    • Personal Information Management 

      Jones, William (2005-11-08)
      Personal Information Management (PIM) refers to both the practice and the study of the activities people perform in order to acquire, organize, maintain and retrieve information for everyday use. One ideal of PIM is that ...
    • Personal Motivation and ICT Skills Training: Jobs for People with Disabilities in Poland 

      Garrido, Maria (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 ...
    • Phase II Investigation: The Future of Information Seeking & Services Expo 

      Eisenberg, Michael B.; Lin, Peyina; Marino, John; Karlova, Natascha (University of Washington School of Information, 2011-12-31)
      The Future InfoExpo was important because it demonstrates “proof of concept” of new or expanded functions and capabilities in 3D, immersive virtual environments and offers clear directions for future research. Users and ...
    • Poland English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Poland Polish 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Portugal English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Portugal Portuguese 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • PowerPoint: Findings from the Global Impact Study 

      Group, TASCHA (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2014-07-01)
      Libraries, telecenters, and cybercafés play a critical role in extending the benefits of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to a diverse range of people worldwide. However, their ability to contribute to ...
    • Preliminary Activities of the Advancing Library Visibility in Africa Project 

      Young, Jason Connel; Sam, Joel; Boakye-Achampong, Stanley; Jowaisas, Chris (Technology & Social Change Group, 2019-03)
      Library services play a critical role in supporting communities across the African continent as they pursue sustainable economic growth and social progress. In spite of this, libraries are often overlooked as potential ...