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    • Advancing Library visibility in Africa - Data Survey (Survey Flow) 

      Jowaisas, Chris; Boakye-Achampong, Stanley; Lynch, Renee; Norlander, Bree; Sam, Joel; Young, Jason (Technology & Social Change Group, 2020-08-01)
      This survey is part of a research project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, that examines the current context and needs of library systems in regards to data collection and use across the African continent.
    • The Advancing MOOCs for Development Initiative: An examination of MOOC usage for professional workforce development outcomes in Colombia, the Philippines, & South Africa 

      Garrido, Maria; Koepke, Lucas; Anderson, Scott; Felipe Mena, Andres; 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 ...
    • After the Mine Closes: ICT Training Brings New Life to Romanian Miners 

      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 ...
    • Analysis on Political Parties Alliances 

      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 ...
    • Belgium English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Belgium Flemish 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Belgium French 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Benefits of crowdsourcing for libraries: A case study from Africa 

      Lynch, Renee; Young, Jason; Boakye-Achampong, Stanley; Jowaisas, Chris; Sam, Joel; Norlander, Bree (Technology & Social Change Group, 2020-09)
      Many libraries in the Global South do not collect comprehensive data about themselves, which creates challenges in terms of local and international visibility. Crowdsourcing is an effective tool that engages the public to ...
    • 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)