Articles on accessibility & mobile devices

Earlier this year the Pew Internet & American Life Project released a study titled ‘Americans living with disability and their technology profile’ highlighting another aspect of how the digital divide applies to those with special needs.

So today I was heartened to see USA Today publish this article:

Adapting to the iPad, called education’s ‘equalizer’

Over the years, public libraries have taken on various roles to address the digital divide, both to help provide access to technology and to help develop technology skills. With the prevalence of mobile access, what’s next for public libraries in this arena?

Advertisements

Published by

Cheryl

I am a librarian with the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library in Tampa, Florida.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s