Bill in Bulgaria

Presumably Melinda too, but that’s not alliterative.

Not content to shower American libraries with IT grants, the Gates Foundation has made a grant to help Bulgaria modernize its libraries too. Why Bulgaria? “According to a survey from 2006, Bulgaria was at the bottom of the ranking of the 27 European Union member states in home internet access, with only eight per cent of households signing on.” Library internet access will be a major focus of the grant.


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