Kathy Rosa, Ed.D.
Director, ALA Office for Research & Statistics
John Bertot, Ph.D.
Professor and Co-Director,
Information Policy & Access Center, College of Information Studies
University of Maryland
ALA Office for Information Technology Policy
Serving as an advising partner, the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) will provide input and guidance on key policy issues, policymaker needs, and the current state of the policy arena regarding topics such as broadband, digital literacy, and digital inclusion. OITP also will lead the policy white paper development.
ALA Office for Research & Statistics
The ALA Office for Research & Statistics (ORS) serves as overall project manager for the grant. In conjunction with the project partners, ORS will provide the lead on the dissemination of the survey results to the library community and consumer, government, and trade media.
Institute for Museum & Library Services
The Digital Inclusion Survey is funded by a three-year National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS). Their mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Their grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive
International City/County Management Association
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) will provide counsel on the development of the survey, and contribute to policy white papers and other presentation opportunities. The ICMA advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional management to build better communities
University of Maryland Information Policy & Access Center
The Information Policy & Access Center (IPAC) serves as the survey development, management analysis, and data products team. IPAC’s initiatives explore social, policy, and technology aspects of information access and use across cultural institutions, government agencies, and other information-based organizations; communities; and populations.