BOBCATSSS 2010 @ Parma, Italy

Dates: Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th, Wednesday 27th January, 2010

Bridging the digital divide:

libraries providing access for all?

The theme “Bridging the digital divide” relates to the role of libraries and other information and cultural institutions in actively facilitating the creation of knowledge and sharing information.

The value of libraries is demonstrated in supporting lifelong learning, providing the possibilities for people to use increasingly complex technology for accessing information, and as an infrastructure for community building. This role requires creativity and vision, the exploitation of appropriate technologies and competing or collaborating with private sector information providers for best quality services