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Two Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) projects were recognized at the Idaho Press Club May 18, 2013 with 2012 Awards:
- "Scout.lili.org" pulled in 2nd prize in "Website-Special Purpose-TV"
- "Media Online @ Your Library" earned 3rd prize in "Website-Special Purpose-Online Only Program."
As the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) wraps up the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant project, we continue to get the word out about online resources, evaluate the project’s impact, and support libraries’ efforts to bridge the digital divide.
Two toolkits for advancing broadband adoption and digital literacy have recently been made available:
March 21, 2013 a three-year national public service campaign to promote digital literacy will launch.
What is the campaign?
The campaign, called EveryoneOn, is to encourage people who are non- or limited Internet users to learn how to do “one thing better online.”
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) is wrapping up the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant project. Although the grant period ended in December 2012, the benefits will continue statewide as we add online resources:
With the completion of the Commission’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) project, online@ your library, every public library in Idaho offers public access computing and Internet access. That’s pretty cool. Now the questions are:
Congratulations to the winners of the drawing for 10 iPod touches. These students’ names were drawn at random from among those who participated in the Kids Quest and entered the drawing.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant ends in December 2012.