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Most widely held works about Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Most widely held works by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Pandemic facing AIDS ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker.
Your public library keeping your community connected ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Testimonies by library patrons and staff praise a variety of library services in Sutter County, CA ; Seattle ; Chicago ; Georgetown County, SC; and Memphis. Focuses on contributions of public libraries in promoting equal access to information technology and other library services to all in our communities.
Long overdue : a fresh look at public attitudes about libraries in the 21st century by Public Agenda Foundation ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Americans prize public library service and see libraries as potential solutions to many communities' most pressing problems, from universal access to computers to the need for better options for keeping teens safe and productive. But few Americans are aware of the increasingly tenuous financial picture faced by many libraries. Public Agenda examines attitudes about libraries in our latest study, "Long Overdue," prepared with support from the Americans for Libraries Council and funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The report includes the results of a national survey of the general public as well as interviews with national and local civic leaders.
Determining the global health impact of improved diagnostic technologies for the developing world ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Evergreen : bringing information resources to rural China : Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award recipient 2004 by Geoffrey Z Liu ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Avalanche awareness a question of balance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Discusses the three factors that affect snow stability - weather, terrain, and snowpack. Presents basic techniques for recognizing, evaluating and avoiding avalanche hazards. Also includes important techniques for safe winter travel, route finding, and rescue.
The computer companion : twenty-eight practical lessons for individual & classroom use ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Public libraries and the Internet 2006 : study results and findings ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
The computer companion : 24 practical lessons for individual & classroom use ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Shidhulai Swarnivar Sangstha : bringing information technology to rural Bangladesh by boat by Arshad Mahmud ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Public libraries and the Internet 2004 : survey results and findings by John Carlo Bertot ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Opportunity for all : how the American public benefits from internet access at U.S. libraries ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Toward equality of access the role of public libraries in addressing the digital divide ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Evaluates the importance of libraries in addressing the digital divide. Drawing from government statistics and independent research, the report finds widespread acceptance of library-based computer and Internet access from patrons and librarians. The report finds that public access computing is benefiting those socioeconomic groups with the greatest need. However, the report also notes urgent but manageable challenges facing libraries as they seek to maintain and further develop their role in providing access to digital information.
The Computer companion : thirty practical lessons for individual & classroom use ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Staying connected : a toolkit to build support in the community for your technology programs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Spanish language outreach connects New York's libraries with communities : final report of a statewide project ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Developing computer and internet policies for public libraries ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The Gates library computer : an easy guide ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Worth their weight : an assessment of the evolving field of library valuation ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"Worth their weight: an assessment of the evolving field of library valuation is part of the 'Building Knowledge for Library Advocacy, ' an initiative carried out by Americans for Libraries Council with major support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 'Building Knowledge for Library Advocacy' aims to develop the knowledge necessary for strengthening advocacy for libraries and public-access computing. The components of the project are designed to empower librarians and library trustees, members of library foundations, advocates and Friends, constituency leaders, researchers, and other community members with the information they need o strengthen library advocacy."--P. 1.
The silent epidemic perspectives of high school dropouts by John M Bridgeland ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Report on status of high school dropout rate, and high school dropouts, in the United States.
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