TASCHA Research Cited in Digital Inclusion Coalition Guidebook

July 23, 2018

In 2012, TASCHA and IMLS published Building Digital Communities: a framework for action. Building Digital Communities provides a resource for community digital inclusion planning in US, including a vision for the future, principles that define digital inclusion, goals to make digital inclusion a reality, and sample strategies for reaching the goals. This spring, National Digital…

New publication: Public libraries connecting people for development

August 13, 2013

Last month, we released the final report of the Global Impact Study of Public Access ICTs, Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter. In addition to the overall analysis presented in the final report, TASCHA researchers also conducted analysis specifically related to ICT access in public libraries in Botswana, Chile, and the Philippines. The report based on this analysis, Public libraries connecting people for development: Findings from the Global Impact Study, is now available for download. Using data from Botswana, Chile, and the Philippines, the report summarizes the study’s key findings with a focus on libraries, situating these venues in the context of national development, discussing some disputed issues, and providing recommendations for policymakers, library practitioners, and researchers.

Happy International Women’s Day: Women & ICT

March 8, 2013

Today, March 8, 2013, is International Women’s Day. Access to technology can empower women and girls of all ages, giving them the access and skills to participate in today’s digital and information society. We’re celebrating this day by showcasing some of the research we’ve done about women and technology, as well as highlighting some of the work our partners and associated organizations have done regarding women and technology.

Digital Inclusion Summit 2013: Content, access, and digital literacy

March 7, 2013

The Communities Connect Network (CCN) will host the Washington State Digital Inclusion Summit, a one-day unconference connecting people from the public, non-profit, and private sectors to share policy, research, curriculum, and other technology resources. The Summit will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013, from 8:30am-4:30pm, followed by an optional reception until 6:30, at the South Seattle Community College.