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Disaster response in Chile: Public libraries as critical communication and information infrastructure
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-15)
Public libraries, as public Internet access points and as physical and social community hubs, play an important role in the aftermath of disasters. Information and communication resources are critical. Communities also need spaces for regrouping and organizing. The 2010 earthquake in Chile dramatized the emergency value of ...
Mobile Information Literacy: Building Digital and Information Literacy Skills for Mobile-first and Mobile-centric Populations through Public Libraries
(2nd AfLIA Conference & 4th Africa Library Summit proceedings, 14-20 May 2017: Yaoundé, Cameroon., 2017-05)
For billions of people coming online around the world - many in Africa - mobile phones (and increasingly smartphones) is their point of entry to the internet. This is true in both developed and developing countries. However, the user experience on a smartphone is very different from that on a PC or a feature phone. The different ...
Public Access: Supporting Digital Inclusion for All: Maximising The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) For Inclusive Social And Economic Development
(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 inclusion for all – Maximising the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for inclusive ...
Namibia RSRC Activity: Evaluation Design Report
(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 the project, describes the literature review undertaken, details the research questions, and describes the ...
Survey on eInclusion Actors in the EU27
(European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, 2013-11-14)
This report presents the results of an online survey of almost 3,000 organizations working on eInclusion in 27 European countries. The findings of the analysis provide policy relevant insights and help shed light on the size of the sector, the types of organizations providing eInclusion services and their capacity (staff, ...