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Muir, Adrienne; Oppenheim, Charles – Journal of Information Science, 2002
Describes the results of a literature survey on recent developments in national information policies in the area of universal access that tries to ensure equal access to information, and considers the digital divide. Highlights include policies in Australia, Canada, the European Union, Hong Kong, the United States, and Okinawa. (Contains 64…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Foreign Countries, Information Policy, Literature Reviews
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Sloan, David; Rowan, Murray; Booth, Paul; Gregor, Peter – Journal of Educational Media, 2000
Discusses issues involved in the provision of accessible digital educational material to people with disabilities. Topics include legislation in the United Kingdom and the United States; assistive technologies to use the Web; inaccessible Web sites; possible solutions; accessibility guidelines; reasons for ensuring accessible content; and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities, Educational Resources
Kuhlthau, Carol C. – School Library Media Annual (SLMA), 1992
Response to issues discussed in Ann Irving's article in this yearbook focuses on the changing role of school librarians. Highlights include the impact of information technology on library services; the development of school libraries in the United Kingdom versus the United States; instruction in information skills; and equal access to information.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Change Agents, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries