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Digital Literacy Resources

A destination for practitioners in service-oriented organizations—such as libraries, schools, community centers, community colleges, and workforce training centers to find digital literacy content. The resources can be found by subject area, community, by skill topic, and learning level.

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Frontline: Growing Up Online


Contributed by: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Link: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline...
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Frontline produced a program to take viewers inside the public private worlds of kids and the internet.

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The Future of the Internet


Contributed by: Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
Link: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2005/The-Future...
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A report on the findings of a wide-ranging survey of technology leaders, scholars, industry officials, and analysts that found most internet experts expect attacks on the network infrastructure in the coming decade as the internet becomes more embedded in everyday and commercial life.

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ProLiteracy


Contributed by: Proliteracy
Link: http://www.proliteracy.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?...
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ProLiteracy champions the power of literacy to improve the lives of adults and their families, communities, and societies. Offers professional development and training, technical assistance, publications, online resources, and credentialing services for program directors, instructors, trainers, and volunteer tutors working with adult learners in the world in which everyone can read, write, compute, and use technology to lead healthy, productive, and fulfilling lives. 

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Public Schools of North Carolina


Contributed by: Public Schools of North Carolina
Link: http://www.ncwiseowl.org/
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NC WiseOwl (NC Online Windows for Learning) has been providing online subscription resources for North Carolina schools. Their mission is to ensure that all NC public and charter school students have access to a collection of online resources for use in research projects and homework assignments, without regard to the economic status of their local school system.

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USA Learns


Contributed by: Sacramento County Office of Education, Contributed by: State of California
Link: http://usalearns.org
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Average: 5 (3 votes)

This site provides three levels of lessons to improve listening, reading, writing, and English speaking skills. The production of this site was made possible by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL). The California Department of Education, Office of Adult Education continues to fund the site. The Sacramento County Office of Education retains ownership of the site.

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Writing a Resume


Contributed by: State of Minnesota, Contributed by: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Link: http://www.positivelyminnesota.com/JobSeekers/Crea...
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A guide that shows what goes into a good resume, the various forms they can take, and how to showcase your talents and abilities for a prospective boss.

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Nevada Adult Education Resource Bank


Contributed by: State of Nevada
Link: http://www.literacynet.org/nevada/nvrb/index.html
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Cites resources for each of the skill and knowledge descriptors in the Professional Development Self-Assessment for Nevada's Adult Education Teachers. The resources are organized into four categories: Self and Independent Study, Collaboration with Colleagues, Workshops and Trainings, and Coursework

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Nevada Literacy


Contributed by: State of Nevada
Link: http://literacynet.org/nevada/
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This is the main Web site for literacy programs in Nevada. Contains links to see specific programs in Nevada, or explore the Nevada and National Institute for Literacy resources of interest.

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Communities Connect Network


Contributed by: Communities Connect Network, Contributed by: State of Washington
Link: http://www.communitiesconnect.org/
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Created to discover and implement sustainability mechanisms for the State of Washington's Community Technology Field to ensure digital inclusion and technology opportunities for State residents.

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Digital Learning Commons


Contributed by: Digital Learning Commons, Contributed by: State of Washington
Link: http://www.learningcommons.org/
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Nonprofit organization working to improve access to educational opportunities and learning resources by providing high-quality educational materials, online courses, and technology tools to all students and teachers in Washington State.

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Seattle's Community Technology Program


Contributed by: Seattle Department of Information Technology, Contributed by: State of Washington
Link: http://www.seattle.gov/tech/indicators/
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Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

Report from 2009 on Seattle's residential information technology survey.

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Washington State Digital Learning Department


Contributed by: State of Washington
Link: http://digitallearning.k12.wa.us/about/
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Washington State manages and offers high quality online learning providers for K-12 students.

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Syracuse University Center for Digital Literacy


Contributed by: Syracuse University
Link: http://digital-literacy.syr.edu/
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Information link about the center at Syracuse University dedicated to understanding the impact of information, technology and media literacies on children and adults (particularly those from underserved populations) in today's technology-intensive society and studying the impact of having or not having these literacies has on people, organizations, and society.

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NetSquared


Contributed by: Tech Soup
Link: http://www.netsquared.org
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NetSquares goal is to help hundreds of thousands of non-profit organizations (NPOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) successfully utilize the community empowering capabilities of the Internet to increase their impact and achieve social change. A platform for NPOs and NGOs to use to increase advocacy.

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TechSoup


Contributed by: Tech Soup
Link: http://www.techsoup.org/
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TechSoup is a one-stop technology resource for nonprofits and libraries offering free information, resources, and support. In addition to online information and resources, they offer a product philanthropy service called TechSoup Stock. Here, nonprofits can access donated and discounted technology products, generously provided by corporate and nonprofit technology partners. They also provide instructional articles and worksheets for nonprofits who utilize information technologies, as well as technology planning information for executives and other decision makers. Introductory articles and message board support are aimed at those who do not have much experience using technology, but they also provide more advanced information.

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TechSoup for Libraries


Contributed by: Tech Soup
Link: http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/
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TechSoup for Libraries is a project of TechSoup Global, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to making technology and technology education available and affordable to nonprofits and libraries all over the world. As of June 2009, it has distributed over 4.9 million donated and discounted products to nonprofits and public libraries across the globe, freeing up more than US$1.4 billion dollars for other uses.

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TechSoup Tips For Maintaining Public Computers


Contributed by: Tech Soup
Link: http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/cookbooks
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Average: 5 (2 votes)

Learn from the experiences of others! Download the free Cookbooks, packed with tips and techniques on maintaining public computers. Each Cookbook has valuable and practical information collected from hundreds of public libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. From troubleshooting to setting up wireless networks or solving many technology issues, all these great ideas are captured and published here to share solutions from the field.

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Best practices for web design or redesign


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: http://www.usability.gov/guidelines/index.html
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Average: 4.2 (5 votes)

A collection of best practices for each step of the web design process.

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Guide on how to create a health website


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: http://www.health.gov/healthliteracyonline/
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Average: 1 (2 votes)

This guide is written for Web designers, Web content specialists, and other public health communication professionals to create a health Web site that's easy to use, particularly for people with limited literacy skills and limited experience using the web.

HealthFinder.gov


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: https://healthfinder.gov/
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Source of health information ranging from general wellness to detailed materials on specific diseases and conditions.

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