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dc.contributor.authorCeledón, Angelica
dc.contributor.authorPequeño, Andrea
dc.contributor.authorGarrido, Maria
dc.contributor.authorPatin, Beth
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-16T00:36:57Z
dc.date.available2012-06-16T00:36:57Z
dc.date.issued2012-06-15
dc.identifier.citationCeledón, A., Pequeño, A., Garrido, M., & Patin, B. (2012). Disaster response in Chile: Public libraries as critical communication and information infrastructure. Research Brief. Seattle: Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1773/19791
dc.description.abstractPublic 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 these facilities.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipMicrosoft Community Affairs, International Development Research Centre, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherTechnology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information Schoolen_US
dc.subjectChileen_US
dc.subjectICTDen_US
dc.subjectlibrariesen_US
dc.subjectcrisis informaticsen_US
dc.subjectdisaster responseen_US
dc.titleDisaster response in Chile: Public libraries as critical communication and information infrastructureen_US
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_US


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