Gates Foundation Announces Grants for Library IT

I was going to title this one “Gates Not Evil,” but that seemed uncharitable somehow given the news.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced $8.3 million in grants to update library computers in ten states. Impressive stat: “To date, the foundation has invested $320 million in grants and other support to install computers in libraries and train staff in all U.S. states and territories.”

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/6420AP_WA_Gates_Foundation_Libraries.html

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  1. […] UW-Madison SLISIT put an intriguing blog post on Gates Foundation Announces Grants for Library ITHere’s a quick excerptGates Foundation Announces Grants for Library IT October 23rd, … library computers in ten states. Impressive stat: “To date, the foundation has invested $320 million in grants and other support to install computers in libraries and train staff in all U.S. states […]

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