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Realizing the information future [electronic resource] : the Internet and beyond / NRENAISSANCE Committee, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.

Contributor(s): National Research Council (U.S.). NRENAISSANCE Committee.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press (NAP), 1994Description: 1 online resource (xv, 301 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585002258 (electronic bk.); 9780585002255 (electronic bk.); 9780309050449; 0309050448.Other title: Internet and beyond.Subject(s): National Research and Education Network (Computer network) | Information technology | Computer networks | Learning and scholarship -- Technological innovations | Internet | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Media & Communications | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Telecommunications | Internet | Telecommunicatie | InformatietechnologieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version: Also available in print form: Realizing the information future.DDC classification: 384.3/3 Other classification: 54.32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
U.S. Networking: The Past Is Prologue -- The Open Data Network: Achieving the Vision of an Integrated National Information Infrastructure -- Research, Education, and Libraries -- Principles and Practice -- Financial Issues -- Government Roles and Opportunities -- App. A Networking: The Path to the Internet -- App. B Sample Principle Sets -- App. C User Support Services -- App. D State and Regional Networks -- App. E International Issues -- App. F Key Terms.
Summary: Presents the full text of "Realizing the information future: the Internet and beyond," a report from the Nrenaissance Committee. Includes a preface, an executive summary, a list of Committee members, and a press release regarding the report. Offers access to a PostScript version of the report. Examines the possibility of an integrated national information infrastructure for the United States and its uses for educational institutions and libraries, as well as financial issues and the government's role. Contains sample principal sets and definitions of key terms. Notes that the project was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Links to the home pages of the NAS and the NAP.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Presents the full text of "Realizing the information future: the Internet and beyond," a report from the Nrenaissance Committee. Includes a preface, an executive summary, a list of Committee members, and a press release regarding the report. Offers access to a PostScript version of the report. Examines the possibility of an integrated national information infrastructure for the United States and its uses for educational institutions and libraries, as well as financial issues and the government's role. Contains sample principal sets and definitions of key terms. Notes that the project was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Links to the home pages of the NAS and the NAP.

1. U.S. Networking: The Past Is Prologue -- 2. The Open Data Network: Achieving the Vision of an Integrated National Information Infrastructure -- 3. Research, Education, and Libraries -- 4. Principles and Practice -- 5. Financial Issues -- 6. Government Roles and Opportunities -- App. A Networking: The Path to the Internet -- App. B Sample Principle Sets -- App. C User Support Services -- App. D State and Regional Networks -- App. E International Issues -- App. F Key Terms.

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