State Libraries Push for Data Literacy
California’s libraries are working to close the digital divide and increase digital and data literacy. One way the libraries are doing that is by training librarians to train community members.
48 percent of adults visit the library, and 47 percent said libraries are trustworthy places to learn new tech, according to a 2016 Pew Research Center survey.
“We started thinking that libraries could provide a natural bridge between the data all of you (state workers) make possible and community members who might want to be able to use it,” said Anne...