ERIC Number: ED441482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
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Reaching the Information Gateways: An Unfinished Task.
This paper discusses information gateways and equal access to information. Highlights include: the development of the physical infrastructure of libraries; globalization as it relates to the use of software; Internet controls such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act; the psycho-social component of libraries; computer literacy and languages as essential tools for children to learn; the role of librarians; disparities between elite schools and poor schools in Thailand; the information technology gap between nations; an enlightened society as a learning society and libraries as gateways to knowledge sources; and actions focusing on equal access to information. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Children, Computer Literacy, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Information Technology, Internet, Library Development, Library Role, Library Services
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/144-109e.htm.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Thailand
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Equal Access