Digital inclusion in Sweden done in the “Digidel way”
AHLQVIST, Elisabet (2015) Digital inclusion in Sweden done in the “Digidel way”. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa in Session 88 - Library Theory and Research with Statistics and Evaluation.
Digital inclusion in Sweden done in the “Digidel way”During 2010 a national campaign called Digidel2013 were launched in Sweden. Digidel2013 was a network of organizations that had a common goal, to reduce the digital exclusion by 500 000 people. In 2010 1,5 million Swedes were excluded, in 2013 that was reduced to 1 million. A focus on the feeling of being included from the individual’s point of view has been an important parameter to monitor through the Swedish Internet statistic. Digidel2013 was a national network and campaign that worked towards a common goal, but with each organisations mission as a base. All over Sweden projects were launched, giving Internet instructions, training sessions and mini courses, often at a library but in cooperation with other organisations or partners. Digidel has influenced the library plans and the cultural plans. And it is also possible that the focus on digital inclusion have made an impact on the Swedish Library Act. Big five of building a movement: 1. Interest driven (make it playful). 2. Free access (a place to go, a person to ask). 3. Free of charge (at the first steps of learning). 4. Networks (at the national, regional and local level). 5. Build a brand. The name Digidel is short of digital delaktighet, digital inclusion.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Conference details:||IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa
Session 88 - Measuring the Impact of Access to Information and Development - Library Theory and Research with Statistics and Evaluation
|Divisions:||Division 4 Support of the Profession > Library Theory and Research Section
Division 4 Support of the Profession > Statistics and Evaluation Section
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Digital inclusion, network organization, free access|
|Date Deposited:||27 Jul 2015 15:25|
|Last Modified:||27 Jul 2015 15:25|
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