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ERIC Number: ED434667
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Pages: 6
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Avoiding the Reefs and Rips While Riding a Relevant Technology Wave into Rural Regions.
Frylinck, John; Williamson, Vicki
This paper discusses services and technology offered to remote sites by the Curtin University of Technology (Australia) Library and Information Service. The following topics are covered: (1) imperatives driving the library to reticulate scholarly electronic information services to clients wherever they are, including the growth of distance education; (2) services offered, including the library's World Wide Web site; (3) barriers faced by the library and its clients related to demographics and communications; (4) strategies and solutions being put in place to overcome these barriers, including state government initiatives, universal telephone service, educational television, and telecenters and MITEs (Modular Interactive Telecommunications Environments); and (5) information/technology transfer, including precautions for transferring technologies to developing communities. (MES)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia