Jessamyn C. West

Technologist, Randolph Technical Career Center

Jessamyn West is a librarian and community technologist. She writes a column for Computers in Libraries magazine and is the author of the book Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide. A born outreach librarian, she teaches a course entitled “Tools for Community Advocacy” for the University of Hawaii’s Library School. She was a research fellow at Harvard University Library Innovation Lab for 2016-2017, and serves on the Advisory Board to the Wikimedia Foundation. She works with small libraries and businesses in Central Vermont to help them use technology to solve problems. jessamyn.info

Jessamyn's Sessions

Libraries Bridging the Digital Divide

Auditorium A
Why are 15% of North Americans still offline? The shape of the digital divide and who is affected by it has changed in the 20-ish years since the graphical web arrived. Librarian and technologist Jessamyn West will talk about what we know about the digitally divided and what works… and doesn’t work to help them interact with the larger […]
TF: Libraries