Strengthening Competence ofInhabitants: CollaborationBetween Library and Business                    Kerli Gabriloviča   L...
5th fastest internet           in the world           Technology leader in           the Baltic States           About 300...
But digital gap exists:                                   •between people with access to                                  ...
The Project in Figures815              libraries, covering                 all territory                                  ...
Project "Library Comes to its User"                                                                                       ...
Latvia, Go Connected at Libraries!    Purpose - to educate society on wide range of opportunities provided via    Internet...
Win-Win Partnerships in Latvia    State Institutions                             Private Sector    Non-govermental    Orga...
“I believe that                   “I learned how to                  “Now I can findResults                          compu...
Changing Role of Public Libraries    Home Space                              Public Libraries                             ...
Why Partnership with Libraries?       Public image: Library – centre of social life and centre for       searching and exc...
Strengthen Competence ofLibraries by Collaboration withBusiness                     Kerli Gabriloviča    Lattelecom Commer...
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  • 3000 punkti + 874 bibliotēkas!! Uz nepilniem 2mil. iedzīvotājiem
  • NPC – Money planning Centre – budget management – How to plan, save and increase money Inbox – internet use, social network; e-mail and communication; e-traveling and e-shopping Lursoft + Nice+LETA+ Letonika (tilde) – e-resources and data bases.
  • Kerli gabrilovica, commercial director and member of the board at lattelecom (lv)

    1. 1. Strengthening Competence ofInhabitants: CollaborationBetween Library and Business Kerli Gabriloviča Lattelecom Commercial Director, Member of the Board
    2. 2. 5th fastest internet in the world Technology leader in the Baltic States About 3000 high-speed wireless Internet connection points or 1 to 500 inhabitants Training to residents and businesses2 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    3. 3. But digital gap exists: •between people with access to ICT •and people in rural regions and with low income Libraries – the place to access internet for every 5th inhabitant3 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    4. 4. The Project in Figures815 libraries, covering all territory 4000 computers + softwareAbout Wireless in and2000 140hrs near libraries available, also after workingTrained libraries staff training course hours 4 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    5. 5. Project "Library Comes to its User" Basic ICT skills To motivate public libraries to To encourage libraries to Basic Internet skills provide the door-to-door ICT develop their own training training to socially marginalized programs tailored to the groups specific needs of target E- services and e- groups banking Communication tools To gain awareness of including To promote e-services training in the library services available on the Internet Electronic services offer provided by libraries5 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    6. 6. Latvia, Go Connected at Libraries! Purpose - to educate society on wide range of opportunities provided via Internet, digital TV and electronic communication in age of information usage of self-service Internet connectivity Lattelecom interactive environment types TV My Lattelecom Billing opportunities in Lattelecom digital opportunities and usage Internet terrestrial TV of Apollo portal Funding for transportation of mobile Every training lab received a special computing labs were provided gift LCD TV set and TV installation6 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    7. 7. Win-Win Partnerships in Latvia State Institutions Private Sector Non-govermental Organizations7 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    8. 8. “I believe that “I learned how to “Now I can findResults computer skills pay my bills using information about will help me to find the Internet bank.” my health problems a job” on the internet.” 22000 Inhabitants consulted 61% 26% 9% Y2007 Y2009 Y2011 Non-users 38% - found the job 73% use internet8 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    9. 9. Changing Role of Public Libraries Home Space Public Libraries Work Space Brand Free Access Environment Network Trusted, well-known To information technology, Informal, safe, Pan-European, community cultural, education, non-threatening based employment etc.9 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    10. 10. Why Partnership with Libraries? Public image: Library – centre of social life and centre for searching and exchanging information High overall confidence to libraries among inhabitants Librarians – person of trust in local communities 2nd most reliable source of information for inhabitants Partner`s appreciation of competent librarians and the significant role of libraries in educating society and distributing information Up-to-date ICT infrastructure in all public libraries throughout the country for improving everyone`s life ensuring access to information and e-services (815 libraries)10 Strengthen Competence of Libraries by Collaboration with Business
    11. 11. Strengthen Competence ofLibraries by Collaboration withBusiness Kerli Gabriloviča Lattelecom Commercial Director, Member of the Board

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