digital divide up close and personal

Check me out! There’s an article this week in my alternative weekly about my email class and technology in general in Vermont’s libraries.

[P]roviding free Internet access and tech support to patrons in a rural state is a real challenge; what Vermont libraries offer varies wildly from town to town. The kind of training users receive depends entirely on who’s behind the desk when they ask for help. And poorer communities — which need this access and support the most — are still often least likely to have it, despite grant funding