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Would You Like Some Tech Tips in Your Inbox?

pictured: EZ Robots, Ozobot evo, PowerUp planes, Sphero SPRK+ and Skoog

SLQ has started a coding & robotics discussion list to support libraries to share ideas and resources.  Members receive regular updates about new gadgets, innovative program ideas and quick tips for engaging communities through technology. The term coding and robotics has become a buzz phrase for schools, libraries and other education-focused community organisations. Learning how to … Read more

AR and VR action – 26/27 June @ SLQ

The Digital Inclusion Forum is your chance to get hands-on with virtual reality

The Digital Inclusion Forum will let you explore new technologies with founder of Think Digital Coach Tim Gentle – digital crusader, educator, entrepreneur and advocate for regional, rural and remote living. Learn through virtual reality and augmented reality and create your own immersive experience using your smartphone.   Step on board the Think.Digital Coach – … Read more

The role that Queensland public libraries play in bridging the digital divide

Digital Divide

Queensland University of Technology Masters in Library and Information Science graduate Will Wood shares his learnings from his recent research into the impact that current library programs and services have on levels of digital inclusion across Queensland. With the support of State Library of Queensland, Will analysed existing digital policy and the major initiatives tailored … Read more

Digital technologies can unite, but they can also divide

Uniting with digital technologies

The epitome of digital technologies, according to National Year of Digital Inclusion Champion Pino Migliorino, is the facilitation of inclusion, and the addressing of barriers that create exclusion. Pino shared his insight into the needs for digital literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD) at the National Year of Digital Inclusion Festival in Sydney, … Read more