Person

Julian Thomas

Professor or Media and Communications and Enabling Capability Platform Director, Social Change, RMIT University. Adjunct Professor Swinburne University of Technology Chair APO Advisory Group. Formerly a media and internet researcher and Director of the Swinburne Institute for Social Research (SISR). Twitter: @juliant09
Report

Driven by demand: public library perspectives on the elending market

This report presents findings from a national survey of Australian public libraries exploring how libraries decide which ebooks to purchase. It reports on data about the goals libraries have in building ebook collections, and how they manage and balance those goals against constraints they face.
Report

Measuring Australia’s digital divide: the Australian digital inclusion index 2019

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusion: access, affordability, and digital ability. It shows how these dimensions change over time, according to people’s social and economic circumstances, as well as across geographic locations. This 2019 ADII report incorporates data collected...
Journal article

Privacy and app use in Australian primary schools: insights into school-based Internet governance

This article identifies the apps that are most frequently used in 148 Australian primary schools and categorises them by their stated treatment of identifiable information.
Dataset

E-lending project: large-scale international dataset

The Large-scale International Study shows comparative availability and terms for a much larger sample of almost 100,000 books across those same five jurisdictions.
Dataset

E-lending project: focused international dataset

The Focused International Study shows comparative availability and terms for those same books across a single platform in Australia, the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand, providing new insights into international similarities and differences.
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