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    • 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 ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Mongolia 

      PACT Mongolia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The second largest landlocked country in the world, Mongolia is sandwiched between Russia and China. The total population of 2,635,200 people (National Statistical Yearbook, 2007) occupies a country three times the size ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Namibia 

      James, Tina; Louw, Milton (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      Namibia, classified as a lower‐middle income country with a GDP of 4.1%,1 is a sparselypopulated country with a population of 2.1 million and a population density of about 2.5/km. Due to the largely arid and semi‐arid ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Nepal 

      South Asia Partnership (SAP International) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      As per the research objective, effort has been laid to examine different aspects of information and communication venues that are prominent in Nepal including the physical infrastructure and human resources, information ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Peru 

      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 Peru. Through the research we identified main venues used for population to access information and communication and ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Philippines 

      Ideacorp (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This report will provide a landscape of the underserved and marginalized population in the Philippines and their access to information through information and communication technology (ICT) and their information needs. ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Republic of Moldova 

      OPINIA, Independent Sociological and Information Service (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The present report is a compilation of the data generated through surveys conducted among the targeted users and operators of main local public access venues, in-depth interviews and focus groups discussions among key ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT South Africa 

      James, Tina; Finlay, Alan; Jensen, Michael; Neville, Mark; Pillay, Rasagee (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world and the legacy of apartheid is still very much in evidence. The poorest 40% of the population spend less than 3% of national consumption, while the richest ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Sri Lanka 

      Wanasundera, Leelangi (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      Public access to information is provided by a variety of venues that include public libraries and ICT enabled venues. While public libraries have a history dating back to several hundred years, the other venues have been ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Turkey 

      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 Turkey. During recent years, a significant effort is being made to improve the infrastructure and to enable the branches ...
    • Public Access to Information & ICTs Phase II Report, Algeria 

      Yahia, Bakelli (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in Algeria, with specific focus on the information needs of underserved communities, public access to information and communication ...
    • Public access, private mobile 

      Walton, Marion; Donner, Jonathan (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012-10)
      The study assesses and describes the interplay between public PC-based Internet access and private mobile-based access for urban teenaged public access venue (PAV) users in Cape Town. South Africa is a particularly fruitful ...
    • Public Access, Private Mobiles: Understanding the interplay and impact in Cape Town 

      Walton, Marion; Donner, Jonathan (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
      The study assesses and describes the interplay between public PC-based Internet access and private mobile-based access for urban teenaged public access venue (PAV) users in Cape Town. South Africa is a particularly fruitful ...
    • Public Access: Supporting Digital Inclusion for All: Maximising The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) For Inclusive Social And Economic Development 

      APC; IFLA; TASCHA (Technology & Social Change Group, 2014-05-15)
      TASCHA, along with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA) have prepared a briefing paper “Public access: Supporting digital ...
    • Public libraries as platforms for civic engagement 

      Coward, Chris; Maclay, Colin; Garrido, Maria (2018-05)
      What role should the world’s public libraries have in civic engagement? In recent years, traditional media have weakened, the civic space has become increasingly divisive, and society has become ever more divided socially, ...
    • Public libraries connecting people for development: Executive Summary 

      Sey, Araba; Coward, Chris; Rothschild, Chris; Clark, Melody; Koepke, Lucas (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2013-07-31)
      Public libraries 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 development agendas has ...