August 5, 2013

Learn Digital Literacy Skills

The Public Library Association's (PLA) new site,  is an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant-funded project to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training. The site launched in June 2013 and is intended to build upon and foster the work of libraries and community organizations as they work to increase digital literacy across the nation. is being undertaken in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) as well as other national agencies, state libraries, public libraries, community organizations, and many others. Included in is a collection of self-directed and basic tutorials for end-users to increase their familiarity with computers, and a community of practice for digital literacy trainers to share resources, tools and best practices.  Libraries can also enroll in their digital teaching forum or volunteer to help develop new training modules for the site.

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