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Comprehensive literature review of the impact of public access to ICT

by , Friday May 8th, 2009

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This publication documents what is known about this approach to ICT service delivery. It presents an overview of empirical research conducted over the last decade, identifying types of assessments and outlining general findings. Evidence about venue performance and sustainability and users and usage patterns predominates — there is a need for more evidence-based downstream impact assessments.

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Compendium of ICTD project impact assessments

by , Thursday March 12th, 2009

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The Compendium on Impact Assessment of ICT-for-Development Projects, by Richard Heeks and Alemayehu Molla, is a valuable guide for researchers. The compendium reviews impact assessment methods and approaches, and includes detailed descriptions of eleven different frameworks.

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Preliminary literature review reveals gaps in research & hard data

by , Monday October 27th, 2008

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Based on approximately 80 journal articles and reports, with sources in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, and Chinese, this draft literature review examines the type of research that has been conducted on public access to information and communication technologies. It includes issues, methods, main findings, and highlights gaps in the literature.

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Literature review launched

by , Saturday March 1st, 2008

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The Technology & Social Change (TASCHA) Group has begun work to create a literature review that discusses the impact of public access to ICT and incorporates references from multiple languages. In addition to drawing on literature TASCHA has used in previous projects, members of the Research Working Group and other members of the Global Impact Study community have provided suggestions for references to include.

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