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    • 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 ...
    • Belgium English 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Belgium Flemish 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Belgium French 

      Global, TNS (2013)
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
    • Caritas Austria: Evidence Narrative Worksheet 

      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 ...
    • Clustering users of public access venues: Analysis results featuring the Global Impact Study 

      Koepke, Lucas (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2014-06-09)
      This paper examines the application and subsequent findings from the use of cluster analysis on data from the Global Impact Study. Specifically focusing on the user survey data, the results successfully show that complex ...
    • Compendium on impact assessment of ICT-for-development projects 

      Heeks, Richard; Molla, Alemayehu (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
      While there has been an increase in the investment in information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) projects, little is understood about the actual impact of such projects. This, the authors of this ...
    • Connecting in real space: How people share knowledge and technologies in cybercafés 

      Best, M.L. (Sam Nunn School of International Affairs & School of Interactive Computing Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      We examine how the internet brings people together not virtually over digital networks but physically while co-located in public spaces. In particular we are interested in how people in cybercafés share and collaborate ...
    • Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter 

      Sey, Araba; Coward, Chris; Bar, Francois; Sciadas, George; Rothschild, Chris; Koepke, Lucas (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2013-07-01)
      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 ...
    • Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter (eBook) 

      Sey, Araba; Coward, Chris; Bar, François; Sciadas, George; Rothschild, Chris; Koepke, Lucas (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2013-07-01)
      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 ...