"Illinois Libraries, Colleges to Share $1M Grant"
Dozens of Illinois libraries and community colleges are recipients of state grants to expand broadband Internet access to education, employment and reading services.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced Monday that 41 public libraries and community colleges will share nearly $1 million.
White says the grants will help “bridge the digital divide” in Illinois.
Additional Info/Complete List of Libraries Receiving Grants in this Announcement from Illinois Sec. of State. (2 pages; PDF)
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.