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Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://impact.ischool.washington.edu/documents/OPP...
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Average: 4 (2 votes)

This study provides an investigation of the ways library patrons use libraries, why they use them, and how it affects their lives. The study is the result of a national telephone survey, online surveys conducted at public libraries, and interviews to reveal the role modern libraries play in a digital society.

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Building Digital Communities


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.imls.gov/about/building_digital_communi...
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, together with the University of Washington and the International City/County Management Association, has consulted with hundreds of community members and experts over the past 18 months to identify action steps and a framework for digital communities.

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Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action


The Aspen Institute, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
http://www.knightcomm.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/...
4.5
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

This report offers a plan of action for how to bring digital and media literacy
education into formal and informal settings through a community education
movement.

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning


University of Rhode Island, Harrington School of Communication and Media
http://mediaeducationlab.com/copyright
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Digital and media literacy educators and learners depend on the ability to be able to use copyrighted materials, including movies, TV, print, music, and digital media. Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the law and how to help students appreciate the power they have both as authors and users of copyrighted materials.  

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Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/21stCent...
4
Average: 4 (5 votes)

This report provides a self-assessment tool and an assessment of museums and libraries against a continuum of 21st century skills.

Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action logo

Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action


The Aspen Institute, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
http://www.knightcomm.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/...
4.5
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

This report offers a plan of action for how to bring digital and media literacy
education into formal and informal settings through a community education
movement.

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Seattle's Community Technology Program


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

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

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Berkman Center Broadband Study


Berkman Center for Internet and Society/Harvard
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/newsroom/broadband_re...
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

A report of international experiences with broadband and plans for next generation connectivity produced for the FCC.

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Confronting the Challenges of a Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century


The MacArthur Foundation
http://digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45...
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

This report guides the focus of the conversation about the digital divide from questions of technological access to those of opportunities to participate and to develop the cultural competencies and social skills needed for full involvement. The report argues schools and after-school programs must devote more attention to fostering new media literacies: a set of cultural competencies and social skills that young people need in the new media landscape.

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Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/21stCent...
4
Average: 4 (5 votes)

This report provides a self-assessment tool and an assessment of museums and libraries against a continuum of 21st century skills.

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Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://impact.ischool.washington.edu/documents/OPP...
4
Average: 4 (2 votes)

This study provides an investigation of the ways library patrons use libraries, why they use them, and how it affects their lives. The study is the result of a national telephone survey, online surveys conducted at public libraries, and interviews to reveal the role modern libraries play in a digital society.

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Seattle's Community Technology Program


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

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

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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety


Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/par...
2.333335
Average: 2.3 (3 votes)

FBI's guide to help parents begin to understand the complexities of online child exploitation.

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Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/21stCent...
4
Average: 4 (5 votes)

This report provides a self-assessment tool and an assessment of museums and libraries against a continuum of 21st century skills.

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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety


Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/par...
2.333335
Average: 2.3 (3 votes)

FBI's guide to help parents begin to understand the complexities of online child exploitation.

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Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study


American Library Association (ALA)
http://www.ala.org/research/sites/ala.org.research...
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This study provides an annual "state of the library" report on the technology resources brokered by libraries and the funding that enables free public access to these resources.

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Your Winning Edge: Resume and Interview Preparation


State of New York
https://www.labor.state.ny.us/stats/publications/w...
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This guide contains materials, tips, and exercises to help in the job search process, and interview preparation.

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Job Search Guide: Strategies for Professionals


State of New York
https://www.labor.ny.gov/careerservices/findajob/t...
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This guide provides job search information including specific steps that job seekers can follow to identify employment opportunities. A job seeker can use the information in this guide to develop job hunting strategies, learn skills and techniques for successfully completing the applicant screening process (e.g., filling out applications, answering interview questions, completing employment tests), and identify other resources that can be helpful in locating employment.

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Baby Boomers Keep Learning with Continuing Education Classes


U.S. News and World Report
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/arti...
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An article discussing obtaining an online education (e.g., program certificate, associate's or bachelor's degree) in order to advance or transition into a new career field.

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Turn Education in to a New Job


U.S. News and World Report
http://www.usnews.com/education/articles/2010/04/1...
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The education requirements necessary to advance in your current field or transition into a new career vary by field but often include getting a program certificate or an associate's or bachelor's degree. Most of these education requirements can be completed online, so you can keep your day job while preparing for your new one.

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