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Fundación Telefónica's publications are in digital format, so that research on technology and society are just one click away from everyone and free of charge. Our publications are the result of our research work, specialised workshops and discussions on the impact of ICT on the various sectors of society: education, finance and health, among others. On this website you can find all our books, and you can download full versions of many of them in PDF or EPUB formats and many are now available in the Apple Store and Google Play. To view the spanish content click here.

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Technology that Changed History 

Miguel Vergara y José Manuel Huidobro
December of 2016

"This book tells us the history of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), explaining the principal scientific and technical elements underlying telecommunication services, from primitive telegraphy to the digital world in which we live now where…

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Millennials in Latin America 

A View from Ecuador 

Antoni Gutiérrez-Rubí
December of 2016

"The Millennial Generation is more than a definition based on the age of its members: it represents one of the most influential and of greater demographic weight of the world. In Latin America, Millennials account…

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Atlas of the Spanish Language 

Third Edition 

Francisco Moreno Fernández
November of 2016

"The third edition of the Atlas of the Spanish Language aims, as the first and the second did, to provide a graphical and entertaining view of the situation of Spanish in the richness and diversity…

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Volunteer Action and Volunteering in México 

Jacqueline Butcher García-Colín and Gustavo Verduzco Igartúa
November of 2016

"Volunteer Action and Volunteering in México is an investigation about volunteer and solidarity action in Mexico oriented to supply data about this type of activities. It is important to value voluntary practice and its contribution…

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Unexpected 

Digital Narratives 

Johanna Ángel Reyes, Joseba Buj, Ivonne Lonna (coord.)
November of 2016

"Unexpected. Digital Narratives is more than a compilation of articles about the new and changing world of digital narrative. It also tackles such diverse topics as the different digital specialties, the curation of hypertexts, interaction…

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Business Model for Civil Society Organizations 

Practical Guide to Design Innovative Organizations 

Fernando Vidal and Alberto Godenzi
November of 2016

"The Archer Value Model described in this publication is a business model adapted to social organizations. It is a model designed to match the complexity and social commitment of NGOs, for which the Business Models…

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Inspiring Practices 

Telefonica´s Volunteering Program in Nicaragua 

Fundación Telefónica
November of 2016

"The present document is a reflection on Telefonica´s Volunteering Program in Nicaragua, an initiative that seeks to spread solidarity practices that may inspire other employees of Telefonica not taking part in the program, as well…

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TOP 100 – Educational Innovations 2016 

Educating for the Digital Society 

VV.AA.
November of 2016

"This report presents the results of the Top-100 Educational Innovations 2016 project. It is an extensive research conducted by Fundación Telefónica throughout the year to identify innovative educational initiatives, meaning those which have proven efficient…

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Appropriation and Use of ICTs by Venezuelan Teenagers of Upper Secondary Education 

Fundación Telefónica
November of 2016

"This publication analyzes new educational trends which make possible for children and teenagers born in disadvantaged environments to acquire the skills and competencies needed to live in a digital world. Opinions and experiences of a…

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TELOS 105 

Smart Cities 

Emilio Ontiveros and Diego Vizcaíno (coord.)
October of 2016

"Parting from a multidisciplinary point of view, this issue of Telos magazine deals with Smart Cities and it includes several investigations and reflections about the huge challenges posed by big urban centers, now and in…

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