Joyce Ray - Day 2, Workshop 2

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Joyce Ray - Day 2, Workshop 2

  1. 1. Public Libraries in Action<br />in the Digital Age<br /> Joyce Ray<br /> University College London<br /> Johns Hopkins University<br />European Congress on E-inclusion 2011<br />
  2. 2. Institute of Museum & Library Services <br />Primary source of federal support for the 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums in the US, through research, convening and grant-making<br />http://www.imls.gov/<br />
  3. 3. IMLS Library Grant Programs<br />Grants to States<br />(formula funding)<br />National Competitive Grant Programs<br />http://www.imls.gov/<br />
  4. 4. New York Public Library<br />Staff blogs engage audiences <br />http://www.nypl.org/voices<br />
  5. 5. Learning Labs in libraries and museums supportstudents as creators<br />Partnership of <br />IMLS and <br />The MacArthur Foundation<br />Chicago Public Library YOU media Lab<br />
  6. 6. Project Compass: <br />Lifeline for the Unemployed<br />Librarians learn online how to partner with community service organizations to provide comprehensive support services to the unemployed<br />http://www.webjunction.org/workforce-resources<br />
  7. 7. The Learner Web: Web-based Adult Learning <br />http://www.learnerweb.org/infosite/index.html<br />
  8. 8. Framework for Digital Inclusion<br />National Broadband Plan issued by the Federal Communications Commission in March 2010, called on IMLS to provide leadership to libraries and community-based organizations<br />IMLS Framework for Digitally Inclusive Communities establishes principles of digital inclusion to help communities assess their needs (partnership with University of Washington and International City/County Management Association)<br />http://www.broadband.gov/<br />
  9. 9. Principles of Digital Inclusion<br />Foundational Principles:<br /><ul><li>Availability and affordability
  10. 10. Public access
  11. 11. Accessibility
  12. 12. Adoption and digital literacy
  13. 13. Consumer education and protection</li></ul>http://www.imls.gov/pdf/DIC-FrameworkGuide.pdf<br />
  14. 14. Principles of Digital Inclusion<br />Targeted Principles:<br /><ul><li>Education
  15. 15. Economic and workforce development
  16. 16. Civic engagement
  17. 17. Public safety and emergency services
  18. 18. Health care
  19. 19. Quality of life</li></ul>http://www.imls.gov/pdf/DIC-FrameworkGuide.pdf<br />
  20. 20. Next Steps in Digital Inclusion<br />Roll-out events with community & leadership forums (Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, & Bangor, Maine) in September and October<br />Online survey<br />Final plan released January 2012<br />Possible certification program for digitally inclusive communities<br />
  21. 21. Connecting Content Thru a New National Resource<br />Digital Public Library of America<br />http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/<br />
  22. 22. Large-Scale Aggregation<br />IMLS Digital Collections and Content Registry<br />University of Illinois Urbana Champaign<br />http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu/<br />
  23. 23. ConveningCommunities<br />Libraries and Museums <br />in the Digital Age <br />http://www.imls.gov/<br />

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