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Mardis, Marcia A.; Jones, Faye R.; McClure, Charles R. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
In this National Science Foundation Advanced Technician Education program (NSF ATE) project, we aimed to explore factors that would strengthen the rural IT employee workforce and improve educational support related to broadband, telecommunications, and networks in rural settings. Using multiple methods to triangulate rural IT program curricula…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Employer Attitudes, Information Technology, Technical Education
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Sprehe, J. Timothy; McClure, Charles R.; Zellner, Philip – Government Information Quarterly, 2002
Reports on a study funded by the National Archives and Records Administration to collect information on federal employees' views and perceptions on 20 information collection topics pertaining to records creation, maintenance, use, and disposition. Discusses situational factors and the development of records management policies and guidelines.…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Employee Attitudes, Federal Government, Guidelines
McClure, Charles R.; And Others – 1992
To assist the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress in identifying and resolving policy issues related to the electronic delivery of government services, this study examined selected innovative information technology applications, management practices, and policies that promote experimentation and integration with new electronic…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Delivery Systems, Federal Government, Government Role
Ryan, Joe; McClure, Charles R. – 1994
In December 1993, a Syracuse University (New York) School of Information Studies team conducted seminars with two groups of Internet users interested in the availability of federal government information over the Internet. Respondents were 76 participants at a conference on government sources on the Internet and 86 middle and senior managers from…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Administration, Federal Government, Financial Support
McClure, Charles R. – 1990
This brief overview of recent policy initiatives--in addition to existing statutes and regulations--that may affect the Government Printing Office (GPO) Depository Library Program's (DLP) role in the dissemination of electronic government information identifies selected trends that may affect the public's access to electronic information through…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Depository Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Federal Government
McClure, Charles R.; And Others – 1991
This book provides an overview and status report on the progress made in developing the National Research and Education Network (NREN) as of early 1991. It reports on a number of investigations that provide a research and policy perspective on the NREN and computer-mediated communication (CMC), and brings together key source documents that have…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer System Design, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education
McClure, Charles R. – Electronic Networking: Research, Applications and Policy, 1992
Discusses issues related to the High Performance Computing and Communication program and National Research and Education Network (NREN) established by the High Performance Computing Act of 1991, including program management, specific program development, affecting policy decisions, access to the NREN, the Department of Education role, and…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Government Role
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Bertot, John Carlo; McClure, Charles R. – Library & Information Science Research, 1999
Results of a national survey on public library outlet Internet connectivity reveal disparities in connectivity, public access provision, and speed of public access Internet services. Disparities have implications for future connectivity policy development like erate, state librarybased connectivity programs, and libraryinitiated connectivity…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Information Services, Internet, Library Automation
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Hernon, Peter; McClure, Charles R. – CD-ROM Professional, 1993
Discussion of possible information policy initiatives of the Clinton administration focuses on the issues addressed by a 1992 draft document which revises the Office of Management and Budget's Circular A-130, "The Management of Federal Information Resources." Recommended revisions for the circular are listed. (seven references) (EA)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Agency Role, Costs, Depository Libraries
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Hernon, Peter; McClure, Charles R. – Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST), 1993
Provides an overview of U.S. federal information policy and its treatment of electronic information resources. Highlights include government publications; electronic government information; main providers of government information, including the Government Printing Office; the Freedom of Information Act; public access and use; information…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Networks, Copyrights, Databases
McClure, Charles R.; And Others – Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, 1993
Describes a study commissioned by the Office of Technology Assessment that was conducted to identify innovative information technology applications, management practices, and policies to help integrate the electronic delivery of federal government services. Highlights include the information infrastructure, existing federal information policy,…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Federal Government, Futures (of Society), Government Publications
Bertot, John Carlo; McClure, Charles R. – Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, 1993
Identifies and analyzes federal government electronic bulletin boards; assesses the types of information available to users, including costs and technological access issues; discusses federal information policy; and considers the role of federal bulletin boards in accessing and managing electronic government information. (Contains 29 references.)…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Computer Networks, Costs
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McClure, Charles R. – Information Technology and Libraries, 1994
Explores the impact of electronic networking on social evolution, new notions of literacy, and social equity. Strategies to develop the Internet/NREN as a vehicle for reconnecting segments of society and promoting a network-literate population are needed. The role of libraries and the educational community in accomplishing these objectives must be…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Futures (of Society)
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McClure, Charles R.; Moen, William E.; Bertot, John Carlo – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1999
Demonstrates the use of a descriptive assessment of an information policy initiative using the Government Information Locator Service (GILS) as an example. Techniques discussed include historical perspective, review of the key policy instrument, descriptive modeling, side-by-side analysis, review of related policy instruments, literature review,…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Federal Government, Government (Administrative Body), Information Networks