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    • 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 ...
    • Principles of knowledge organization: analysis and structures in the networked environment 

      Tennis, Joseph T.
      Knowledge organization in the networked environment is guided by standards. Standards in knowledge organization are built on principles. For example, NISO Z39.19-1993 Guide to the Construction of Monolingual Thesauri (now ...
    • Project Information Literacy Survey Dataset: Lifelong Learning Study 

      Head, Alison (Project Information Literacy, The University of Washington Information School, 2016-01-05)
      The Project Information Literacy (PIL) lifelong learning survey dataset was produced as part of a two-year federally funded study on relatively recent US college graduates and their information-seeking behavior for continued ...
    • Protection, Options and Advantages: ICT training to improve economic livelihoods and reduce exploitation among Filipina domestic workers 

      Huskins, Noelle; Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      The ICTD field is filled with individual success stories extolling the benefits of ICT access and fluency. These stories are often highly influential because they are rhetorically powerful, memorable narratives that create ...
    • Public access and development: The impacts of public access venues and the benefits of libraries 

      Clark, Melody; Sey, Araba; Sullivan, Joe (2012-10-02)
      Public access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) can play an important role in development. Communities benefit when people can access information and communicate with experts and people in their ...
    • Public Access Centres in Uganda: The Past, Present and Future 

      Sulah, Ndaula (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-09-04)
      The paper is based on the findings of Public access study conducted in Uganda as part of the broader study in 24 countries. It summarizes the methodology of the research, bringing out key findings with success factors ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs HONDURAS 

      Arias, Melissa; Camacho, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-17)
      The present document reflects the actual situation in Honduras as far as access to information and communication is concerned. To better elucidate the situation in this country, a situational diagnosis was carried out ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Argentina 

      Rozengardt, Adrian; Finquelievich, Susana (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      For the last eight years, Argentina has suffered the ups and downs of a deep political, economical, and social crisis, which had been brewing since the late 1970s. This crisis is being overcome in the macro economic and ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Bangladesh 

      Development Research Network (D.Net) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      Public Access Information Venue came into lexicon in the backdrop of changing information and knowledge landscape followed by emergence of Internet in early 1990s. People started to behave differently in terms of accessing ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Brazil 

      Voelcker, Marta (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      In recent years, Brazil has undertaken substantial efforts to provide the public with access to information and communication technologies (ICT) to help further the country’s social and economic development. A national ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT COLOMBIA 

      Unknown author (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-18)
      This Report is the result of the Phase 2 of the Project “Public Access to Information and ICT’s” for COLOMBIA. This Project is being developed by the Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies CIDER at los Andes ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Costa Rica 

      Sánchez González, Adriana; Camacho Jiménez, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      A study focused in "public access to information" represents a big challenge. For the Costa Rican team, this challenge offers the opportunity to find out what are the information processes in our country, were the culture ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Dominican Republic 

      Alfaro, Francia; Molina, José Pablo; Camacho, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-17)
      This study provides insights on the state of public access to information venues in Dominican Republic, specifically public libraries, telecentres and cybercafés. There’s a special focus on the inequities that affect the ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT ECUADOR 

      Bossio, Juan Fernando; Sotomayor, Katia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This document presents the results of the research on public access to information and communication in Ecuador. Through the research we identified main venues used by the population to access information and communication ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Egypt 

      Wanas, Nayer (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-04-15)
      Egypt has a young and rapidly growing population, a limited amount of arable land, and a huge dependence on the Nile all which contribute to stressing society and resources in Egypt. Over the last 30 years, and more so ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Georgia 

      Institute for Polling and Marketing (IPM) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The executive summary overviews the short descriptions of the characteristics of the country in terms of Geography, economic, political, and social situations in the country preceded by a short history of the latest ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Indonesia 

      Kushchu, Ibrahim (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This report presents the research on public access to information and communication landscape in Indonesia. During recent years, a significant effort is being made to decrease the digital divide in Indonesian society. ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Kazakhstan 

      PACT (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This research report on Kazakhstan was prepared by two local teams under supervision and guidance of PACT Mongolia in 2008.
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Kyrgyzstan 

      Ariunaa, Lkhagvasuren (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The research of the Phase II has been conducted in Kyrgyz Republic in order to analyze the available public access venues in the country, users profiles per gender, education level, income level, social status and ethnicity ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Malaysia 

      Kushchu, Ibrahim (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      In the past several years, the issue of providing equitable access to information has received an significant attention by various governments in order to bridge the digital gap in their countries and also use the ...