Transforming Business: A Chinese Online Entrepreneur’s Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlUtjp0JtfQ
This week’s readings are:
- DeMaagd, K., Chew, H. E., Huang, G., Khan, M. L., Sreenivasan, A., & LaRose, R. (2013). The use of public computing facilities by library patrons: Demography, motivations, and barriers. Government Information Quarterly, 30(1), 110-118.
- Basu, S. (2016). Digital Divide, Digital Ethics, and E-government. In ICTs in Developing Countries (pp. 161-169). Palgrave Macmillan UK.
You will be answering the following questions:
Study 1 (DeMaagd et al) Questions:
a) What role do public libraries play in the development of a community?
b) Should governments be investing in public libraries? If yes, why?
Study 1 (Basu) Questions:
a) “The success of e-government initiatives and processes are highly dependent on the government’s role in ensuring a proper legal framework for their operation.” What does this mean? Explain with examples.
Responses to these questions are due by 9:00 pm, Thursday.