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Knowledge Sharing

This section provides knowledge sharing guidance to help Global Impact Study Research Partners represent the Global Impact Study in their research activities and outputs.

The Knowledge Sharing section includes:

Boilerplate texts

The texts on this page are pre-approved. We encourage you to use them as-is when writing about the Global Impact Study.

Long acknowledgement language (for reports)

This research was conducted as part of the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information & Communication Technologies, a five-year (2007-2012) project to generate evidence about the scale, character, and impacts of public access to information and communication technologies. Looking at libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes, the study investigates impact in a number of areas, including communication and leisure, culture and language, education, employment and income, governance, and health. The Global Impact Study is implemented by the University of Washington’s Technology & Social Change Group with support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and a grant to IDRC from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Learn more at globalimpactstudy.org.

Short acknowledgment language (for journal articles and conference presentations)

This research was conducted as part of the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information & Communication Technologies (globalimpactstudy.org), a project implemented by the University of Washington’s Technology & Social Change Group with support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and a grant to IDRC from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Global Impact Study project description (can be used in introductions and context sections)

The Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information & Communication Technologies is a five-year project (2007-2012) to generate evidence about the scale, character, and impacts of public access to information and communication technologies. Looking at libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes, the study investigates impact in a number of areas, including communication and leisure, culture and language, education, employment and income, governance, and health. The Global Impact Study is implemented by the University of Washington’s Technology & Social Change Group with support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and a grant to IDRC from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Learn more at globalimpactstudy.org.

Logos

The Global Impact Study has both a logo and a square badge for branding Global Impact Study material. The logo and badge can be downloaded below.

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Report template

We have created a report template that researchers are encouraged to use when writing about the Global Impact Study. Download the Global Impact Study report template.