IMLS Rural Hotspots

IMLS Rural Hotspots

IMLS Rural Hotspots At the Edges of the National Digital Platform: Rural Library Hotspot Lending Programs This IMLS project examines small town libraries that are sharing the Internet through loaned hotspots. A mobile hotspot device enables users to connect to the...
Tocker Foundation Texas Hotspots

Tocker Foundation Texas Hotspots

Hotspot Access in Texas Rural Libraries Take the Internet Home In the summer of 2018, the Technology and Information Policy Institute (TIPI) at the University of Texas at Austin has received a grant from the Tocker Foundation to implement hotspot lending programs at...
NYPL Hotspot Assessment

NYPL Hotspot Assessment

New York Public Library Hotspot Assessment The Perils and Possibilities of the Urban Library as Digital Inclusion Institution The Robin Hood Foundation engaged TIPI in 2015 to evaluate a program in which mobile hotspot devices and library-funded broadband provides...
Digital Assessment Project

Digital Assessment Project

Digital Assessment Project Digital Inclusion in Austin, Texas What’s New Digital Inequalities and Homework Gap in Austin, Texas Jul 16, 2020As schools rely more and more on digital tools for teaching and learning, concerns over universal access to broadband...
Past Projects

Past Projects

Past Projects 2014 Austin Digital Inclusion SurveyA team of researchers under the supervision of professors Sharon Strover, Joseph Straubhaar, and Wenhong Chen are collaborating with the City of Austin to perform a survey that assesses digital inclusion among...