Tech for all : moving beyond the digital divide / edited by Lauren Comito.
"This book examines how the unequal distribution of resources between communities can limit access to emerging technologies. It gives real world examples of libraries going the extra mile to bring more than just email access to their communities, regardless of economic status or geographic distribution"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9781538122174
- ISBN: 1538122170
- ISBN: 9781538122181
- ISBN: 1538122189
- Physical Description: xxiv, 191 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
- Copyright: ©2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Foreword / Matthew Kopel -- Introduction: Digital equity in libraries / Lauren Comito -- Part I: Identifying the problem. Fund all the things : finding money to do great work / Erica Freudenberger -- Part II: Physical access. Technology on the border : bringing STEAM-based learning and digital technologies to Southern Arizona / Emily Scherer ; Linux laptops for libraries / Alex Lent ; Shifting focus toward imminent needs : the importance of flexibility in digital literacy training to teens within the maker movement / Ricci Yuhico -- Part III: Training. Cracking the code : the IMLS/Mozilla web literacy for library staff project / Davis Erin Anderson ; You can do I.T. : raising tech confidence and competencies in rural Texas / Carson Block, Cindy Fisher, and Henry Stokes ; Experiment, learn, respond at the Salt Lake City Public Library : the first year of the tech league initiative / Tommy Hamby, Shauna Edson, and Elaine Stehel -- Part IV: Makerspaces. The best things made in a makerspace aren't the physical ones / Steve Teeri ; Library makerspaces and interest-based learning as tools for digital equity / Lyndsey Runyan ; Improving education with library STEM programs and access to new technologies / Maria Mucino -- Part V: Technology for employment and business. Evolution of community services in Saint Paul / Rebecca Ryan and Pang Yang ; Creative opportunity for all : makerspaces for youth and adult workforce populations in an urban setting / Amanda Feist, Xenia Hernández, and Marika Stoloch ; Learning from our community : using an assessment tool to meet patrons at the point of need / Amy Honisett, Gloria Jacobs, Judy Anderson, Jill Castek, Cindy Gibson, and Matthew Timberlake.
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