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University World News: Using digital libraries to overcome information famine

Darakht-e Danesh Library Materials Will Be Included in eGranary

Chogoria Hospital Nurses Now Equipped With the Latest Medical Data


WiderNet becomes founding member of new international consortium for “offline content”

Corrections Off-Line Education Platform

Cliff Missen leads IMLS-funded project to expand and improve off-line digital education resources for correctional institutions

E-Granary in Malawi

WiderNet PR Assistant Moves to teach English in the Marshall Islands — Students Using eGranary

U.S. Embassy Inaugurates Satchmo Center Public Engagement Space

Extending access to information through offline internet

Cliff Missen- Youtube:  Shares Information on his Work and Research Interests


Online now, In Reach — WiderNet produces eGranary Digital Library in remote locations

NPR Interview — Bridging The Information Gap Worldwide: Meet Cliff Missen

A Language Learners’ Forum — The WiderNet Project: Possible Source of Language Materials


Library Journal Article: Learn About The WiderNet Project & WiderNet@UNC

OpenSource: Grant Ingersoll — Plug-and-play server provides access to millions of digital documents in Africa

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge For Development — The WiderNet Project


UNC’s WiderNet Goes Pocket-Sized to Help Millions Worldwide

CLIP: The Library and Information Association — How to Provide Digital Libraries to Those Without Internet

AfroCP — The Ebola Pocket Library

UNC NEWS — Next eGranary from WiderNet Project will include TED Talks

CBS Interview — Chapel Hill company connects disconnected countries with digital information 

Crowdsourcing Innovation: Cliff Missen, Widernet