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Tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly doubles in one month

Today the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project announced that tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly doubled over the holidays. Overall, 29 percent of U.S. adults now own at least one of these devices. This is the first

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Posted in Digital Divide, e-books, OITP, Public Libraries, Telecommunications

FCC announces application rules for E-rate pilot program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice detailing the pilot program that was included in the Sixth Report and Order on the E-rate program, released by the Commission at the end of September. The pilot program, E-rate Deployed Ubiquitously 2011

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ALA Annual Conference Event: Libraries and Mobile Devices: Public Policy Considerations

Mobile technologies are becoming an important tool for libraries to connect users and information. If you’re in Chicago for the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, come check OITP’s program Libraries and Mobile Devices: Public Policy Considerations. This event will take

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