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Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (Chinese)

The World Bank has been supporting this policythrough theprogram China Rural Information and Communications: Technical Assistance on Design and Impact Evaluation, which aims to support the government make decisions about potential scaling up of innovative ICT pilot projects and to generate and disseminate knowledge about the impacts of ICT in rural China. Three activities were undertakenwith a focus on a trio of provinces (Guizhou, Jilin, and Shandong): (a) a demand survey to assess rural ICT access and attitudes; (b) a library study including scoping the status of ICT use in rural libraries; and (c) a limited impact evaluation to examine how ICT interventions have affected rural users.

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  • Author

    Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko

  • Document Date

    2014/07/08

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    88281

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    China,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2014/07/16

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries

  • Keywords

    Annual Report, Bookmark, Broadband, Cai, Communication Technologies, Digital, Digital Opportunity, DVD, Electronic Information, ICT, Information Center, Information Network, Information Services, Information Society, Information Technology, Instant messaging, Institution, International Telecommunication, Internet Development, Libraries, Library service, Library Services, Literacy, Media, Mobile Service, National Library, Networks, pdf, Public Access, Public Administration, Public Libraries, Public Library, Public_Library, Reading, Senior Citizens, Services Innovation, Social Sciences, Use of Information, Users, White Paper

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Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko

Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (Chinese). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/566731468240600449/Fostering-a-digitally-inclusive-aging-society-in-China-the-potential-of-public-libraries