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WSIS:Origin,Characteristics and Implications for Information Managers

Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Eruanga, Ejesei Charles and Okosun, Ehimien Henry and Falaiye, Z. M. (2006) WSIS:Origin,Characteristics and Implications for Information Managers. COAL CITY LIBRARIES :Journal of the Nigerian Library Association, Enugu State Chapter, 4. pp. 51-56. ISSN 0794-4918

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Abstract

The phenomenon of a changing society is taking place regardless of its size, state of development or political philosophy. To this end, the paper has examined the origin and causes of Information Society and described in details the characteristics of Information Societies bygrouping the,m intq e.c;qn_omical,politica(and t~chnologica/ resources. It also gives an overview of WSiS, "World Summit on the Information Society" and how the summit has placed "Information" over "Communication" in having primary importance. The paper concluded that WSIS recommended ICTs for National and International development and hence there is need for all involved to develop the "Information Society"

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Society, World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2015 09:28
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2015 09:28
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3266

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