ERIC Number: ED367351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
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An Annotated Reference Guide on International Telecommunications and Transborder Data Flow for Library and Information Science Professionals.
Borod, Elizabeth A.
The purpose of this guide is to provide library and information professionals with a brief history of telecommunications and transborder data flow (TDF) as well as an annotated listing of available resources and organizations concerned with these topics. The bibliography is organized into 14 themes: (1) communication--international; (2) computer--international cooperation and standards; (3) computers--political aspects; (4) information networks--standards; (5) information services--international; (6) information technology; (7) library science--technological innovations; (8) research organizations; (9) telecommunications--bibliography; (10) telecommunications--law and legislation; (11) telecommunications--library and information science; (12) telecommunications policy; (13) telecommunication standards; and (14) transborder data flow. The guide emphasizes the importance of remaining aware of newly created standards, treaties, laws and conventions as well as restrictions on use and availability of information. Two additional resources are appended: "Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data" and "Convention for the Protection of Individuals with Regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data." (TMK)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communications, Computers, Information Dissemination, Information Management, Information Networks, Information Science, Information Sources, Information Technology, Information Transfer, International Communication, Laws, Legislation, Library Research, Library Science, Standards, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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