05 May 2015

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information-related Items

Opportunities:

Donate: eGranary Pocket Library [info]
- Help fund this "collection of customized educational web-based resources developed by experienced digital librarians and computer programmers at The WiderNet Project. The collections are curated onto portable chips and intended for use with devices in areas where Internet access is impossible or impractical." More info via this article.

Invitation to Bid: Web Archiving Solution for UNHCR [info]
- Submit bids by 29 May 2015.

Publications:

"Availability, Access and Affordability across ‘Digital Divides’: Common Experiences amongst Minority Groups," Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, vol. 2, no. 2 (June 2014) [full-text via Academia.edu]

Can You Hear Me Now? Why Good Communication is Critical to the Nepal Quake Response (IRIN, April 2015) [text]

"The Digital Divide and Social Inclusion among Refugee Migrants: A Case in Regional Australia," Information Technology & People, vol. 28, no. 2 (2015) [postprint]

"The Ex-Refugee Bringing Google-like Data Tech to Everyone," Wired, 30 April 2015 [text]

Lantern: Empowering Refugees through Community-generated Guidance Using Near Field Communication, Paper presented at CHI '15, Seoul, 18-23 April 2015 [text]

"Linking Everyday Information Behaviour and Asian Immigrant Settlement Processes: Towards a Conceptual Framework," Australian Academic & Research Libraries, Latest Articles, 8 April 2015 [postprint via ResearchGate]

"Peer Support Groups, Mobile Phones and Refugee Women in Melbourne," Health Promotion International, Advance Access, 23 March 2015 [eprint via ResearchGate]

Satellite Imagery Interpretation Guide: Displaced Population Camps (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, May 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Saving Nepal: The Information Revolution (TechTank Blog, May 2015) [text]

*Welcoming the Outsider: The Practices of Public Libraries Towards Immigrants (SSRN, March 2015) [text]

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Innovation (27 March 2015)

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