Here at Good Things Foundation we want to get right into the heart of communities to reach those who are most in need of digital skills.
Libraries already play a very important role in communities across the UK, and as they increasingly become advocates for digital inclusion, Good Things Foundation and libraries are working together to help those who are socially and digitally excluded.
In October 2015, we awarded funding to sixteen libraries to run innovative pilots as part of an action research project to support people to improve their digital skills.
From 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2016 the libraries involved used their unique approaches to engage with people who are socially excluded, investigating models of support that work for their communities through new partnerships and technologies.
Library services funded as part of the programme:
Barnet Libraries - Barnet Library
Brighton & Hove City Council Libraries - Jubilee Library
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Research and Publications
Library Digital Inclusion Fund Action Research Project Final Report