Libraries and museums are using broadband to expand access to content and create communities where all people have the ability to access and use information technologies.
National Initiative: Building Digital Communities
Full participation in American society requires the ability to access and use digital content and technologies. Libraries, businesses, hospitals, schools, cultural institutions, community technology centers and local governments face difficult decisions about how to create and sustain access to broadband technologies.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to broadband programs (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Broadband content on the IMLS Web site:
September 14, 2012 08:48 AM
Lack of digital skills impacts the lives millions of Americans. This new resource will provide free high quality tools and training.
September 13, 2012 12:58 PM
The project will take the first steps to bring together existing U.S. digital library infrastructure into a sustainable national digital library system.
September 12, 2012 11:08 AM
Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will explore how libraries can adopt and use next-generation internet.
June 14, 2012 10:54 AM
Grant to WebJunction will help national digital literacy efforts effectively leverage and support libraries.