Category Archives: Broadband

Digital Inclusion: Whose Job Is It?

By Angela Siefer Digital Inclusion Program Manager at OCLC’s WebJunction Libraries are essential providers of digital literacy training and public access. As it continues to evolve in our increasingly digital society, the library’s role as a community anchor institution becomes more … Continue reading

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Unlocking Opportunities with Digital Literacy

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Jamie Hollier is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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Museums, Libraries Play an Important Role in Early Learning

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Did you know that we have more than 140,000 museums and libraries in this country? Oftentimes museums and libraries are overlooked when it comes to our nation’s efforts to turn around early learning. The early … Continue reading

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Everyone On! Libraries Play Essential Role in Connect2Compete Campaign

Susan H. Hildreth March 21, 2013 This is a day that I have been enthusiastically anticipating since meeting with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski more than a year ago. The Chairman and his team know that too many … Continue reading

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