eBook Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Stewart Marshall [The University of the West Indies (Barbados)]
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  • ISBN-10: 1591407915
  • ISBN-13: 9781591407911
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 744 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006
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About

Overview

Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology is an important and timely reference source on all topics related to the emerging field of information and communication technology (ICT) and its role in developing regional communities. This single-volume provides a thorough examination of concepts, technologies, policies, training, and applications of ICT in support of economic and regional developments around the globe. With 171 leading international contributors from 40 countries, over 940 terms and definitions, and more than 2,200 references, this publication is the single indispensable source of knowledge related to ICT and its strong positive impacts on the economic development of regional communities around the world.

Key features include:

  • Over 130 contributions providing comprehensive coverage of theory and concepts Community Informatics
  • Examples of best practices, case studies and principles of the use of Community Informatics to strengthen regional economies and communities
  • Examples of the most recent scholarly research on the use of Community Informatics
  • A compendium of more than 940 terms, definitions and explanations of concepts, processes and acronyms written by international experts
  • Organized by title and indexed by authors and topics, making it a convenient method of reference for readers
  • Over 2,200 comprehensive references on existing literature on communication technology
  • Cross referencing of key terms, figures and information pertinent to Community Informatics and ICT

Originally published in print format in 2005.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Stewart Marshall [The University of the West Indies (Barbados)]