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Information Societies and Digital Divides By Bernardo Sorj
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The book argues ICT are part of the set of goods and services that determine quality of life, social inequality and the chances for economic development. Therefore understanding the digital divide... More > demands a broader discussion of the place of ICT within each society and in the international system. The author argues against the perspectives that either isolates ICT from other basic social goods (in particular education and employment) as well as those that argue that new technologies are luxury of a consumer society. Though the author accepts that new technologies are not a panacea for the problems of inequality, access to them become a condition of full integration of social life. Using examples mainly from Latin America, the work presents some general policy proposals on the fight against the digital divide which take in consideration other dimensions of social inequality and access to public goods.< Less
Library Information, Information Science, Information Society By Ashok Yakkaldevi, Senthur Velmurugan
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This text is addressed to the practicing librarian and other information professionals who need to conduct research and publish. It also is designed to the benefit to the graduate library and... More > information science student. The update of their reference work has been made possible thanks to the cooperation and contribution of numerous institutions and individuals all over the India. The present volumes include most of the keynote and contributed papers that were presented at the library information, information science and information society. The book covers a wide variety of themes such as laws of library science, library resources sharing networks, intellectual property right, library and information policy at national level, library management and library legislation in indirect. These papers come from all over the India and referred to every kind of libraries, so the book helps the reader to have a holistic view on the subject.< Less
Library Information Science & Technology for Information Society By Ashok Yakkaldevi, Satyaprakash Singh
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Libraries have been the repositories of knowledge for hundreds of years. Libraries of today need to make major changes in their operations and means to make information and knowledge available to... More > uses in practically no-time. The world is moving rapidly towards the model of digital libraries. Big nations like India need to be at the forefront of this revolution. The digital libraries of tomorrow provide wide opportunities for access to knowledge, efficient retrieval, and avenues for taking libraries far beyond the buildings and structures where these are housed. Digitization of libraries makes it possible to read material that may physically be housed thousands of kilometers away.< Less
Consumers in the Information Society: Access, Fairness and Representation By Jeremy Malcolm
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The opportunities and challenges that face consumers in today's online digital environment raise a range of new issues for the global consumer movement. For example, products that were once sold as... More > goods, are now packaged as digital services, lacking many of the incidents of ownership that consumers expect. They are often delivered over broadband networks for which there are no uniform consumer protection standards. Many of the institutions making decisions for this digital environment do so without first hearing from consumers about their rights, interests and concerns. Members of Consumers International (CI), the only global campaigning voice for consumers, came together from around the world to discuss and set an agenda for advocacy on these issues, at the first global summit Consumers in the Information Society: Access, Fairness and Representation held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 8 and 9 March 2012. This book contains the research reports and working papers presented at that conference.< Less
Review: The impact of Information Technology (IT) on modern society By Mia Lyhne
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Everything happened in Information Technology (IT) was truly amazing and its developments throughout the decades were really unexpected but incredible at the same time. Its benefits in every sector... More > of the society are unparalleled; no wonder each of them now depends on IT. From the introduction of programming to a personal computer to the birth of smartphone, tablet, and laptop, every change occurred in this field was tremendous. In the past ten years, a lot of phenomenal inventions were introduced by several individuals or organizations, so what more for the next ten years? Gadgets such as smartphone, tablet or laptop could be replaced by more advanced devices in the near future because it is always "expect the unexpected" when it comes to IT.< Less
trapped in society By wesley kendall
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Very articulate words informing about government and hard times
Early Livermore, California, Obituary Information By The Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
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Documents data on 1715 persons whose obituaries appeared in newspapers of Livermore, California, from 1874 to 1905. Data includes name, date of death, age at death, newspaper source citation, marital... More > status, nativity and burial location.< Less
Early Livermore, California, Obituary Information By The Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
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Documents data on 1715 persons whose obituaries appeared in newspapers of Livermore, California, from 1874 to 1905. Data includes name, date of death, age at death, newspaper source citation, marital... More > status, nativity and burial location.< Less
Journal of The Albert Camus Society By Camus Society 2010
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The 2010 Journal of The Albert Camus Societies of the UK and US. For more information visit Camus-Society.com (UK)
Journal of The Albert Camus Society By Camus Society 2010
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The 2010 Journal of The Albert Camus Societies of the UK and US. For more information visit Camus-Society.com (UK) or Camus-US.com (US).