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ALA supports FCC proposal to fund digital literacy training through public libraries

The American Library Association (ALA) yesterday filed comments (pdf) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supporting its proposal to advance broadband adoption by low-income people through digital literacy training in our nation’s public libraries and schools.  After wide consultation with the library community, the ALA asserted six main points: Digital…

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Transforming Lives @ Knight Foundation’s YOUmedia Miami

I was fortunate to have been invited to participate on a panel at the Knight Foundation Library Learning Seminar, part of the Foundation’s Library Initiative,  in Miami last week.  I was invited to discuss national digital literacy initiatives and the opportunities such initiatives could provide libraries.  Returning to February in…

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