The Digital Divide. By: Joy DuPont and Group. Contents. What is the digital divide? Who is affected by the digital divide? How are they affected by the digital divide? Who takes responsibility for the digital divide? What does the digital divide mean for information professionals?
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The Digital Divide
By: Joy DuPont
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Main Reasons for No High-Speed Internet Use at Home
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If it’s an access problem…
If it’s a skills problem…
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