ERIC Number: ED459727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
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Russian and CIS Library Internet Service: An Analysis of WWW-Server Development.
This paper traces the expansion of the Internet into Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) libraries from basic access to the development of World Wide Web (WWW) servers. An analysis of the most representative groups of library WWW-servers arranged by projects, by corporate library network, or by geographical characteristics is offered. Projects include: (1) federal, regional, and local projects by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, including the LIBNET program; (2) the collaborative project LIBWEB, oriented toward the integration over the Web of the electronic resources of leading Russian libraries and information centers; (3) the RUSLANet Project, a library network operating in the northwest Russia; (4) the network of Internet access centers in Russian universities; and (5) corporate library systems. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Foreign Countries, Internet, Libraries, Library Development, Library Networks, Library Services, Technological Advancement
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Russia