- More Opportunities, Lower Pay: 2012 Insights from Library Jobline
- Early Literacy Information on Colorado Public Library Websites
- Colorado School Libraries and the Use of Web Technologies, 2011-2012
- 21st-Century Instruction Strategies in Colorado School Libraries
- Colorado's Public Computer Centers: Bridging the Great Digital Divide
- See more Fast Facts.
- New Public Library Data Tools
- New Fast Facts: More Opportunities, Lower Pay: 2012 Insights from Library Jobline
- BTOP Outcome Evaluation Presentation at the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition Annual Conference
- Slides are now available for our Computers in Libraries presentation
- Join us at Computers in Libraries next week!
- Learn how to strategically plan and market your library's computer services based on user profiles at our 4/16 webinar
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- Colorado Digitization Project Report 2001
- A Comparison of Web-Based Library Catalogs and Museum Exhibits and Their Impacts on Actual Visits A Focus Group Evaluation for the Colorado Digitization Project
- Census Bureau Information and Communication Technology Survey
- Supplemental to the current Annual Capital Expenditure Survey (ACES), the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Survey collects investment figures related to technology falling below a company's capitalization threshold.
- Computer Almanac: Interesting and Useful Numbers about Computers
- Data relevant to computers including the Internet, programming, crime, interfaces, speed, home & work, and marketing.
- U.S. Census Bureau - Computer Use and Ownership
- Provides data on level of access and use of computers in 1984, 1989, 1993, 1997, and 2000.
- National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
- Internet Costs and Cost Models for Public Libraries offers practical cost information related to Internet connectivity and services to help librarians plan for an appropriate level of Internet service, and train staff and the local community about connectivity options, configurations, alternatives, and costs.
Internet Costs and Cost Models for Public Libraries: Final Report
- Colorado Technology in PreK-12 Education: Universal Service Fund (E-Rate) for Schools & Libraries
- Includes links to Colorado training and resources, Schools & Libraries Division (official source for information on the E-Rate program and applications), and National reports and resources.
- E-Rate Information for Schools and Libraries
- The Colorado State Library's E-rate page includes information on how to apply for E-rate, students determining discounts, technology planning, and other resources. See: E-Rate Resources.
The Colorado School E-rate page is at: E-Rate Assistance for Schools & Libraries.
Gates Library Foundation
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Technology Inventory Glossary
- This list provides definitions for technology terms found in the Gates Library Foundation applications as well as the 1998 Colorado Public Library Annual Report.
- In 2002, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) a three-year grant to build a portal for public libraries and other organizations that provide open access to information. Building on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's five-year-old U.S. Library Program, which has provided over 40,000 computers with Internet access to more than 10,000 libraries across the United States and Canada, WebJunction is the work of five organizations, led by OCLC.
- International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC)
- Guidelines for Statistical Measures of Usage of Web-based Indexed, Abstracted, and Full Text Resources
Describes the types of use data and measurement that the ICOLC members expect from vendors of web-based indexed, abstracted, and full-text resources.
- Nua Internet Surveys
- Source of information on Internet demographics and trends in categories including business, social, and technical. Studies are provided on Internet use in the classroom, how many people use the Net for retail purchases, whether Internet use is displacing social and leisure activities, and more.
Click Z Nua Archives
- Pew Internet & American Life Project
- The Pew Internet & American Life Project creates and funds research on the impact of the Internet on children, families, communities, the workplace, schools, health care and civic/political life. The Project conducts frequent surveys and issues timely reports on the Internet's growth and social impact.
Digital Divisions: There are clear differences among those with broadband connections, dial-up connections, and no connections at all to the Internet
- Project COUNTER
- Project COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources) is an international initiative designed to serve librarians, publishers and intermediaries by facilitating the recording and exchange of online usage statistics.
- Who's Wired and Who's Not: Children's Access to and Use of Computer Technology
- Approaches the Digital Divide as it relates to children. Fall/Winter 2000