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Libraries are bridging the digital divide

2013.11 wifi-158401The Librarian in Black has an interesting post about “The Public Library as Your Community’s Digital Bridge.” She discusses the recent Pew Internet and American Life Project results about broadband adoption in the US. In particular, there are “17% of the U.S. population that does not have any kind of independent, personal internet access.” It is the role of the libraries in this country to bridge the need for this access for this 17%.

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