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    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter: Executive Summary 

      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 ...
    • ICT training and employability: Integrated service delivery in workforce development networks 

      Sullivan, Joseph; Garrido, Maria; Dridi, Khaled; Coward, Chris; Gordon, Andrew (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
      This study investigates how community-based organizations that provide basic technology training integrate it with other services and tap a network of service providers to improve employability prospects for lower-wage, ...
    • ICT training for disadvantaged populations: The importance of tailoring to the local context 

      Garrido, Maria; Coward, Chris; Gordon, Andrew (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
      This study describes the efforts of NGOs around the world to bring the benefits of new technologies to disadvantaged communities through their ICT training programs. It asks how NGOs design ICT training programs to meet ...
    • Namibia RSRC Activity: Evaluation Design Report 

      Coward, Chris; Fellows, Michelle; Gordon, Andy (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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Public libraries connecting people for development: Findings from the Global Impact Study 

      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 ...
    • Researching the links between ICT skills and employability: An analytical framework 

      Garrido, Maria; Sullivan, Joseph; Gordon, Andrew; Coward, Chris (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-04)
      This article proposes an analytical framework to better understand the role of ICT skills in improving employment opportunities for low-income groups. The research draws upon the experiences of seventy NGOs that provide ...