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Fostering research on the economic and social impacts of information technology [electronic resource] : report of a workshop / Steering Committee on Research Opportunities Relating to Economic and Social Impacts of Computing and Communications, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.

Contributor(s): National Research Council (U.S.). Steering Committee on Research Opportunities Relating to Economic and Social Impacts of Computing and Communications | National Research Council (U.S.). Computer Science and Telecommunications Board.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 210 p.) : ill.ISBN: 058502099X (electronic bk.); 9780585020990 (electronic bk.); 9780309060325 (paper, pefect bound); 030906032X (paper, pefect bound).Subject(s): Information technology -- United States -- Congresses | Information technology -- Congresses | Information technology -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses | Information technology -- Social aspects -- Congresses | Technologie de l'information -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | Technologie de l'information -- Congr�es | Technologie de l'information -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | Technologie de l'information -- Aspect social -- Congr�es | COMPUTERS -- Information Technology | Electronic books | Information technology -- United States | Information technology | Information technology -- Social aspects -- United States | Information technology -- Social aspects | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fostering research on the economic and social impacts of information technology.DDC classification: 303.4833 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Growth trends -- Some major challenges -- Role of social science -- Households and community -- Social infrastructure: universal service -- Business, labor, and organizational processes -- Information economy and society -- Illustrative broad topics for ongoing research -- Types and uses of data -- Availability of and access to data -- New types of data -- Time and tools for gathering and interpreting data -- Approaches to meeting requirements for data -- Encouraging interdisciplinary studies and collaboration -- Funding to strengthen interdisciplinary research -- Making the results of interdisciplinary research more accessible.
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"Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council"--Cover.

Report of a workshop organized by the Steering Committee and held on June 30 and July 1, 1997.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-123).

Growth trends -- Some major challenges -- Role of social science -- Households and community -- Social infrastructure: universal service -- Business, labor, and organizational processes -- Information economy and society -- Illustrative broad topics for ongoing research -- Types and uses of data -- Availability of and access to data -- New types of data -- Time and tools for gathering and interpreting data -- Approaches to meeting requirements for data -- Encouraging interdisciplinary studies and collaboration -- Funding to strengthen interdisciplinary research -- Making the results of interdisciplinary research more accessible.

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