CFE was commissioned by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) to support their research to identify the role of libraries in supporting and promoting digital participation.
Building on a survey designed and disseminated by the MLA, the research involved:
The survey highlighted the extent free internet access is available to the public in libraries throughout England, during the day, in the evening and at weekends. The research highlights the crucial role public libraries play in supporting the delivery of the national digital priorities set out by the Government and the Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox.
The full report 'Role of public libraries in supporting and promoting digital participation' can be found here.
For further information about this research please contact Elizabeth Davies on 0116 229 3300.