Digital freedom, digital economy and digital divide

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The general objective of TELL is to massively reach out to, and train librarians in using the European Structural Investment Funds (ESIF) in order to implement the Council of Europe Recommendation on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe. Moreover, TELL will also make the case for a possible action line focused on libraries within ESIF 2028-2035.
The empow(H)er Project is a dynamic initiative aimed at empowering middle-aged women, particularly those balancing the responsibilities of motherhood and caring for aging parents, by fostering digital literacy and increasing awareness of the digital world. Recognizing the historical underrepresentation of this group in technology and the caregiving roles, this project seeks to bridge the digital divide and elevate the status of these women in their communities.
Estonian libraries (~830 in total) currently rely on three different library systems (ILS) and three different user services portals. All these systems differ by their user experience, service provision, and their functionalities that support the day-to-day work of libraries. The aim is to replace by the year 2026 three user services portals with a single portal and improve the ability of libraries to offer digital services
Within Helsingborg, a city in the south west of Sweden, the Helsingborg Public Library is working intensively to bridge the digital divide among its 150,000 inhabitants. The library provides access to digital information and technology on site, as well as supervision and training by the library staff.
The academy "Integrate yourself" was created in 2020. It is for teens and young persons (12-20 years old) who want to understand the possibilities offered by the modern cultural and socio-cultural environment. During the classes, lecturers are acquainted with design aesthetics, perspectives, programs and their management tools. Individual projects were created with the aim to present each participant, highlighting leisure interests, abilities, experiences with the help of graphic design.
This project aims to strengthen the potential of participating institutions to develop the digital skills of older people and to promote family learning. This project has the following objectives: — organise international exchange and mutual learning events in the partner countries, — describe success stories, collect examples of good practice, publish in an online journal format and make them public, — organise pilot trainings in partner countries to apply new models of family learning.
The Potsdam City and State Library at the Bildungsforum, Potsdam developed a creative integration initiative for children, where twelve German and refugee children took part together in a reading promotion project lasting several weeks. In cooperation with institutional and associated partner organisations, children between 9 and 11 year-old created large-format photos with tablets, digitally edited them, creatively alienated them, added texts and finally presented them in a joint exhibition.





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