Public Access Landscape Study

November 22, 2022

The Landscape of Public Access Technology in Developing Countries project examined access and use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in public settings such as public libraries, telecenters, and cybercaf├ęs. The study reported on 25 countries, drawing data from more than 250,000 public access venues. Local research teams surveyed more than 25,000 people and conducted…

The Benefits and Challenges of Community- Powered Connectivity in the New Arctic

Wi-Fi hotspot in the Abano Pass in the Caucasus Mountains

July 29, 2022

What are the social, cultural, and economic implications of increased connectivity for Arctic communities and peoples?

Equity in Education Coalition (EEC) Digital Navigator

Bird's eye view of a person in a pink shirt surrounded by digital mobile devices on a desk

This project will help Equity in Education Coalition (EEC) assess the outcomes and performance of the Digital Navigators Program. EEC and the ConnectWA Coalition, along with partners and subcontractors, plan to train and deploy community-based Digital Navigators across the state, implement a Digital Navigator call center and support line and create Statewide Digital Equity Dashboard….

Reshaping rural borders: youth, ICT and socio-technical implications of COVID-19 pandemic in family farming

October 19, 2021

The research examines the reconstruct of ICT in family farming and their socio-cultural configurations in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mapping eInclusion Actors in the European Union

June 22, 2021

What type of organizations are part of the eInclusion landscape in Europe? What services they provide and to what target groups? How do they collect user data and for what purposes?

Creating the Digital Bridge: How Physically Distant Technology Access and Assistance Can Support Workers in a New Economy

July 29, 2020

Piloting a small-scale program to provide job seekers with home technology and remote support to develop digital skills and prepare for new careers.

Refugee Women And Technology Education in Seattle

February 1, 2019

How do you identify and address technology accessibility and education gaps for refugee women in Seattle?

Indigenous Connectivity in Peru

January 23, 2019

In what ways can ICT platforms be co-developed with Indigenous communities to support their political empowerment while avoiding unintended negative effects of connectivity?

Digital Skills for Digital Equity

December 6, 2018

How do you identify what skills people need to equitably participate in digital life?

Development & Access to Information

August 8, 2016

How does access to information contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs)? What roles do libraries play in the United Nations’ 2030 Development Agenda?