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Brokers of Public Access Infomediaries, infomediation, and ICTs in public access venues
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 to and appreciated by different types of users, and whether differences in infomediaries are evident ...
The value of non-instrumental computer use: Skills acquisition, self-confidence, and community-based technology training
This study focuses on the usefulness of "playful" computer activities, such as social networking and gaming. When venues prioritize activities like word processing or spreadsheets while restricting gaming or social networking, they limit expectations of appropriate technology use and good stewardship of public monies. The ...
FROM ACCESS TO INFORMATION TO ACCESS TO EACH OTHER: WHY PUBLIC LIBRARIES SHOULD DEVELOP INNOVATION SPACES
(Knowres Publishing, 2014)
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