Technology Impact on Society and High Tech Guide


unesco.org/webworld/observatory/
Provides news items about the ethical, legal and societal challenges brought about by new technologies. Offers information on national and international changes within the Information Society with four main themes, Privacy and Confidentiality, Content Reg
  
link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00778/index.htm
Journal covering the advancement of information system architectures, the impact of technological advancements on information systems, and the development of novel database applications.
  
web.mit.edu/invent/
American inventors and information related to past and current inventors, with biographical sketches covering their accomplishments and their impact upon society.
  
iea.cc/
Ergonomics is the scientific discipline concerned with the interaction between people and technology. The IEA is the association of ergonomics and human factors societies around the world.
  
digitaldividenetwork.org/
Information, tools, and resources addressing the digital divide resulting from developments in technology, literacy and learning, and economic development. The role of individuals and organisations in bridging the divide is emphasised, and articles and ca
  
ukoln.ac.uk/services/papers/bl/
Part of the UKOLN server carrying a selection of British Library Reports. Includes reports on Digital Libraries, the Impact of Electronic Publishing on Library Services, Long-Term Preservation of Electronic Materials and Networked Information in an Intern
  
ilm.unn.ac.uk/impel/stffdev.htm
Sets out success factors and frameworks. Part of a series of guides written by the IMPEL2 Project based on findings from case studies condu Identifies that library staff require training and development to cope with their changing roles and to exploit IT.
  
cisp.org/imp/
Includes full text articles, insights, a calendar of events, and back issues. Online publication dealing with advanced information technologies and their impact.
  
ilm.unn.ac.uk/impel/
A group of related projects intended to enable more informed decision-making and provide a clearer picture of the role which academic LIS services can play in the context of national teaching and learning initiatives, and in support of research.
  
cpsr.org/
It aims to influence decisions regarding the development and use of computers so that they reflect basic values and priorities. An alliance of computer scientists and others concerned about the impact of computer technology on society.
  
arl.org/scomm/scat/varian.html
It is widely expected that a great deal of scholarly communication will move to an electronic format. The Internet offers much lower cost of reproduction and distribution than print, the scholarly community has excellent connectivity, and the current syst
  
theoryandscience.icaap.org/
Archives are available online. Publishes articles which examine scientific progress and its effect upon the extent and rapidity of social change.
  
nap.edu/readingroom/books/distr_work/
Full results of a 1994 study of the technological issues and impacts related to telecommuting.
  
anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/SOS/ITImpacts.html
Provides an overview of some of the ways in which IT is having an impact on society. Covers topics such as computer security, public safety, the workplace, community, social and economic impacts, legal considerations, and cultural and national sovereignty
  
lic.gov.uk/publications/policyreports/building/
A report to Government with proposals for the successful implementation of the People's Network scheme. Chapters include recommendations on eligibility criteria, priorities for funding, administering awards, delivering content to users, the funding model,
  
teleshuttle.com/nextgen.htm
Contributions of CD caching, parallel searching and offline access to the success of such hybrids are discussed. Article about the impact of the Web on CD-ROM technology and the potential of CD / online hybrids.
  
unc.edu/cit/guides/irg-39.html
Bibliography of printed and electronic sources of statistics and other survey information in the field of education, with particular emphasis on US higher education and the impact of technology on education.
  
dlis.gseis.ucla.edu/people/pagre/recent-books.html
A bibliography of books on the social, cultural, political, economic, business, literary, legal, and religious aspects of networking and computing published in English in 1996 and 1997. It does not include mainly technical books, works of fiction, or dire
  
ccsr.cse.dmu.ac.uk/
Aims to undertake research and provide teaching, communities, and advice to individuals, organisations, consultancy and governments at local, national, and international levels on the impact of computing and related technologies on society and its citize
  
abdn.ac.uk/~phl002/techno.shtml
Covers topics such implications of the Internet, environment and technology, and philosophy of science. Journal on philosophy and technology which offers articles, discussions, and back issues.
  
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