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2014 Digital Inclusion Survey Closed

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey The 2014 Digital Inclusion survey is now closed. Many thanks to the over 5,500 libraries that participated in the survey! We anticipate releasing the full study report in Summer 2015. In the meantime, please check out the results from our 2013 survey, interactive map, state pages (which include a...

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2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Responses

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey Thank you to all the libraries that participated in the 2013 Digital Inclusion Survey. We received approximately 4,200 responses (about 3,400 from sampled libraries for a 70% response rate. All responses are used in our interactive mapping tool).

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2014 Digital Inclusion Survey Results Released

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey For Immediate ReleaseWed, 10/14/2015 Contact: Nancy Gravatt Press Officer ALA Washington Office (202) 628-8410 ngravatt@alawash.org From health insurance seekers to students, libraries leverage expertise, digital services WASHINGTON, D.C. — A majority of our nation’s nearly 17,000 public...

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2014 Digital Inclusion Survey Launches September 22

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey   We are now encouraging public libraries to participate in the upcoming second Digital Inclusion Survey. The survey will take the pulse of public library service in the areas of digital literacy, economic and workforce development, civic engagement, educational support, health information and...

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iPAC Publishes Broadband Quality in Public Libraries: Speed Test Findings and Results

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey Broadband speeds in U.S. public libraries have improved significantly in recent years yet continues to lag behind national broadband connectivity standards, according to “Broadband Quality in Public Libraries,” a new supplementary summary report released jointly today by the American Library...

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Speed Test Launched

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey Take the Speed Test! The American Library Association (ALA) and the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland College Park will gauge the quality of public access to the internet in our nation’s public libraries this summer. The speed test study is a supplement to...

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New Features! Interactive Public Library Digital Inclusion Map

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey Want to know what your library's community really looks like? Want to show how your library helps build digitally inclusive communities? Our Digital Inclusion data visualization tool maps all public libraries using the FY2013 Public Library Survey data file released by the Institute of Museum and...

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2014 Survey Now Open

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey Following the staggering success of the Fall 2013 Digital Inclusion Survey, the 2014 iteration of the survey is now open! All libraries may participate in the on-line survey until November 22, 2014. To take the survey, go here. To learn more about this year's survey, go here.

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2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Public Release Data File

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey The Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) and the American Library Association (ALA) are pleased to release the 2013 Digital Inclusion survey data as a public release data file. Accompanying the data file is a codebook that describes the data elements, aspects of the data file, background...

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2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Results Published

Inclusion, Digital Inclusion Survey Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and conducted by the American Library Association (ALA), the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland, and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), this study conducted a national...

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