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Digital Divide in Texas

a guide to accompany a Dean's Innovation Grant researching the digital divide in Texas and potential solutions

Educational Initiatives

Ford, A. (2019, Nov). ONLINE BANKING. Public Libraries, 58, 35-40. Retrieved from

Salt Lake City Public Library Publishes Digital Navigator Toolkit: Offers foundational computer skills and training, including navigating the internet, online privacy and security, and more.

Technology Initiatives

Jeske, M. (2021, May). May your partnerships flourish! Public Libraries, 60, 3-4. Retrieved from

Microsoft Partnership with Public Library:

HCPL Connect: A collaboration between Harris County Public Library and Harris County IT Services to offer FREE broadband access to underserved students in Harris County.

Wi-Fi on Wheels: How—and Why—Libraries are Bringing Their Services Into Communities (IMLS)

LEARN: Empowering Rural Texas One Library at a TimeLonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN), in collaboration with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), connected 10 libraries across rural Texas with 10 to 100 times faster internet service.

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