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Libraries, telecentres, cybercafes and public access to ICT

international comparisons

by Ricardo Gomez

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Published by Information Science Reference in Hershey, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public access computers in libraries,
  • Internet

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Ricardo Gomez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ678.93.P83 L53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 583 p. ;
    Number of Pages583
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25046086M
    ISBN 109781609607715, 9781609607722, 9781609607739
    LC Control Number2011023572

    International Review of Information Ethics Vol. 18 (12/) (). Public Access ICT in Colombia. In R. Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons (pp. ): IGI Global. - Gomez, R., & Baron, L. F. (). Does public access computing really contribute to community. Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes, and Public Access to ICT International Comparisons by Ricardo Gomez Pages, Published by Information Science Reference ISBN , ISBN:

    “Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to Information and Communication Technologies” This is a 3 min summary of a 3 year research project in 25 countries. Goes by faster than the pg book: Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons. Target 4: Connect all public libraries, museums, post offices and national archives with ICTs. Apart from providing public access to the Internet, libraries are repositories of knowledge and information. They provide a venue in which as well asto read and study a collection of books.

    Information and communication technologies (ICT) facilitate the process of identification, collection, storing, processing and disseminating of information. The library and information science professionals are utilizing ICT to keep pace with the problem of information by: 2. Public Internet access points, variously referred to as information kiosks, telecentres, cybercafés, community technology learning centres, and the like, experience varying degrees of success with a variety of approaches in service provision to their customers (Bell, ), and more work is still needed to understand their role and influences Cited by: 4.


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Libraries, telecentres, cybercafes and public access to ICT by Ricardo Gomez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Libraries, telecentres, cybercafes, and public access to ICT: international comparisons / Ricardo Gomez, editor. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other information and communication technologies.

Written in plain language. Challenges for Libraries in the Information Age: /ch Libraries play a central role as venues that offer public access to information. Increasingly, libraries in developing countries are offering access toCited by: 2. Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other information and communication : IGI Global.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other information and communication technologies.

Written in plain language. Get this from a library. Libraries, telecentres, cybercafes and public access to ICT: international comparisons. [Ricardo Gomez;] -- "This book presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community. ICT provides a vital tool for people to access information at a lower cost.

Telecentres are a viable way to link communities with the information and communication technologies. Telecentres and other community technology efforts are helping people worldwide to join the knowledge society.

Description: Public venues are vital to information access across the globe, yet few formal studies exist of the complex ways people in developing countries use information technologies in public access ies, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons. Book Ricardo Gomez, January Free service or good service: What attracts users to public access computing venues. Book Chapter Melody Clark and Ricardo Gomez, January Libraries, telecenters and cybercafés: A comparison of different types of.

Inthe Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington conducted a ground-breaking study in 25 countries, the Landscape Study, to better understand who uses information and communication technologies (ICT) in public access venues and how.

Each country conducted a discrete section of the study and shared a report. Public venues are vital to information access across the globe, yet few formal studies exist of the complex ways people in developing countries use information technologies in public access places.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and Brand: IGI Global. findings, and assessment of public access venues: public libraries, telecentres, cybercafés and other. Finally, each country report includes a set of success factors and recommendations that distill the lessons and insights gained from this research to strengthen public access to ICT in each country.

Public Access ICT: A South-South comparative analysis of libraries, telecentres and cybercafés in South Africa and Brazil. Conference Paper (PDF Available) January with Reads. The Public Access Landscape Study examined how people around the world access and use information and computers in public settings such as libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes.

Understanding public access is particularly important in developing countries where there is often limited private access to information and communication technologies. Follow Milton Louw and explore their bibliography from 's Milton Louw Author Page.

This book analyzes the rich experience of South Africa and Uganda in their quest for universal access, with particular emphasis on the role of shared access centres (public telephones, cybercafes, telecentres, business centres, etc.) and the factors that affect their performance.

Review of: Gomez, Ricardo (ed.) Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International comparisons. Hershey (PA): IGI Global, Pather, S., Gomez, R.: Public Access ICT: A South-South Comparative Analysis of Libraries, Telecentres and Cybercafés in South Africa and Brazil.

In: AMCISLima, pp. 1–11 () Google ScholarCited by: Boundary layer analysis, 2d ed. Schetz, Joseph A. and Rodney D.W. Bowersox. Amer. Inst. of Aeronautics & Astronautics pages.

yielding valuable insight into the types of users and uses of ICT in public access venues. Many of the findings are indicative of trends and patterns that can be further explored and validated through in-depth research in a particular context.

Purpose: To conduct an in-depth study of public access ICT venues in Colombia: libraries, telecentres.The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) can contribute to local community development and help connect local communities to global issues.

Public access computing (PAC) venues such as telecenters, public libraries and cybercafés make ICT more broadly available and extend the benefits of ICT to underserved populations.Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons by Ricardo Gomez Hardcover.