Libraries: Bridging the Digital Divide for Latinos

By Patricia Montiel Overall.

Published by The Technology Collection

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Based on understanding cultural and linguistic needs of Latinos, this paper argues that local public libraries and library professionals can be a potential resource to bridge the "Digital Divide."

Keywords: Latinos, Digital Divide, Libraries

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.53-64. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.139MB).

Prof. Patricia Montiel Overall

Dr Overall received her doctoral degree from Stanford University where she focused on the communicative competence of Spanish-speaking students. Her early professional experience included teaching elementary, middle and high school students. Dr Overall has taught at the University of Santa Clara, and the University of Arizona College of Education. She has also provided teacher preparation courses in Sonora and Sinaloa, Mexico, in conjunction with the Secretaría de Educación y Cultura de Sonora, and the United States Information Agency (USIA). Current research interests include the effect of teacher-librarian collaboration on student outcomes.


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